African Plant Database

Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss. var. lappacea
Protologue : Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 2: (1803)
Information on the genus : Pupalia
Basionym : Achyranthes lappacea L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Achyranthes lappacea L. (1753)
 Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss. (1803)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Desmochaeta atropurpurea DC. (1818)
=Achyranthes atropurpurea Lam. (1785)
=Pupalia atropurpurea (Lam.) Moq. (1849)
=Pupalia distantiflora A. Rich. (1850)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.3 - 0.9 m. Alt: 2 - 1705 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 91-92

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 232 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 47 (1985).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°206 modified 2008-11-20
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