African Plant Database


Monechma divaricatum (Nees) C.B. Clarke
Family : ACANTHACEAE
Notes : the correct basionym should be [Justicia divaricata Licht. ex Roem. & Schult]
Information on the genus : Monechma
Basionym : Adhatoda divaricata Nees
 
 
Status
Statuts nomenclatural : illegitimate combination
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Justicia divaricata Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Justicia divaricata Licht. ex Roem. & Schult.
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Adhatoda divaricata Nees (1847)
 Justicia divaricata Licht. ex Roem. & Schult. (1817)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Monechma angustissimum S. Moore
=Monechma fimbriatum C.B. Clarke
=Monechma floridum C.B. Clarke
=Monechma namaense (Schinz) C.B. Clarke
=Monechma nepeta (S. Moore) C.B. Clarke
=Monechma nepetoides C.B. Clarke
=Monechma terminale S. Moore
=Justicia mossamedea S. Moore
=Justicia nepeta S. Moore
=Adhatoda orchioides var. angustifolia Nees (1847)
=Justicia namaensis Schinz (1890)
=Monechma eremum S. Moore (1907)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Suffrutex- Ht 0.2 - 1 m. Alt: 100 - 1850 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Cap. (Thunberg) 5: 72-73 (1901).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 46 (1985).
  • Fl. S. Africa 30[3]: 55-57 (1995).
  • Fl. S. Africa 30[3]: 56 (1995).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 27784
 
Record n°27784 modified 2015-08-28
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