African Plant Database

Butomopsis latifolia (D. Don) Kunth
Family : Limnocharitaceae
Information on the genus : Butomopsis
Basionym : Butomus latifolius D. Don
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tenagocharis latifolia (D. Don) Buchenau
 Butomus latifolius D. Don (1825)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tenagocharis cordofana Hochst.
=Butomus lanceolatus Roxb.
=Tenagocharis lanceolata (Roxb.) T. Durand & Schinz
=Butomopsis lanceolata (Roxb.) Kunth
=Tenagocharis alismoides Hochst.
=Butomus senegalensis Perr. ex A. Braun
=Elattosis apetala Gagnep.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Herb, Hydrophyte- Ht 0.07 - 0.22 m. Alt: 850 m. Distribution: BOT

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Fl. anal. Bénin : 142 (2006).
  • Fl. Rép. Guinée 1: 385 (2009).
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2009). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 12(2): 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:26 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 26 (2005)
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