African Plant Database

Agrocharis incognita (C. Norman) Heywood & Jury
Information on the genus : Agrocharis
Basionym : Caucalis incognita C. Norman
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Daucus incognitus (C. Norman) Spalik, Reduron & al.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Caucalis incognita C. Norman
 Daucus incognitus (C. Norman) Spalik, Reduron & al.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Torilis gracilis f. umbrosa Engl.
=Torilis gracilis Engl.
=Caucalis gracilis (Engl.) Engl. (1921)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short-lived perennial herb, with a slender rootstock; sometimes rooting at the lower nodes, straggling or scrambling, 15-150 cm tall.
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Ecology : Open grassland; forest margins and clearings; deep shade in damp places; road, tracksides, ditches; near marshes; weed of agriculture; light forest shade; meadow; 900-3600 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°26861 modified 2007-02-19
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