African Plant Database

Lepidagathis scariosa Nees
Protologue : Pl. Asiat. Rar. (Wallich). 3: 95 (1832)
Information on the genus : Lepidagathis
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ruellia aristata Vahl (1791)
=*Lepidagathis aristata (Vahl) Nees (1832) (1847), non Nees (1832)
=Lepidagathis terminalis Hochst. ex Nees
=Lepidagathis sciaphila S. Moore
=Volkensiophyton neuracanthoides Lindau
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.2 - 0.3 states: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Afr., Acanthaceae (2) : 307 (2010).
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1899). Flora of Tropical Africa 5: 122 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 29587
Record n°29587 modified 2007-03-14
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