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Drosera indica L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 282 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Drosera
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Drosera makinoi Masam.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Caulescent annual; stems 3-50 cm long.
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Ecology : Boggy places, seasonally wet acid rocks in open spaces in Brachystegia woodland; becoming a weed of damp places in derelict cultivated ground; 950 m
  (Imatong Mts., Sudan). S. Africa (Transvaal), Namibia; Madagascar, Asia (from India to Japan), New Guinea, Australia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb, Carnivore- Ht 0.03 - 0.6 states: NAM, LP, MP
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa. Australasia/Pacific,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:200 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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