African Plant Database

Drosera madagascariensis DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 1: 318 (1824)
Information on the genus : Drosera
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Drosera ramentacea var. curvipes Sond.
=*Drosera ramentacea auct. sensu Oliv.
=Drosera congolana Taton
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Caulescent trailing perennial, but sometimes apparently 10 cm long.
Ecology : Boggy places and seepage areas in short grassland and in open spaces in Brachystegia woodland; rarely on wet rocks; marshes, swamps. Rare in acide marshes, in Kenya, 1900-2500 m alt. S. Africa, Swaziland, Botswana; Madagascar.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb, Carnivore- Ht 0.2 - 0.25 m. Alt: 45 - 1550 m. Distribution: BOT, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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