African Plant Database

Hygrophila abyssinica (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Information on the genus : Hygrophila
Basionym : Polyechma abyssinicum Hochst. ex Nees
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Synnema abyssinicum (Hochst. ex Nees) Bremek.
 Hemigraphis abyssinica (Hochst. ex Nees) C.B. Clarke
 Polyechma abyssinicum Hochst. ex Nees
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Synnema hygrophiloides Lindau
=Hygrophila hygrophiloides (Lindau) Heine
=Synnema schweinfurthii (S. Moore) Bremek.
=Hemigraphis schweinfurthii (S. Moore) C.B. Clarke
=Cardanthera africana var. schweinfurthii S. Moore
=Cardanthera justicioides S. Moore
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.1 - 0.15 states: NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 7: 22 (1864).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1997). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Gamopétales: Ericaceae à Lamiaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 481
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 29787
Record n°29787
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