African Plant Database


Tetragonia acanthocarpa Adamson
Family : AIZOACEAE
Protologue : J. S. African Bot. 21: 146 (1955); J. S. African Bot. 21: 146-147 (1955)
Information on the genus : Tetragonia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual ± succulent erect herb with decumbent branches; stems 8-30 cm long; [...]
Ecology : introduced from S. Africa, naturalized in disturbed places, Rift Valley, Kenya; 1500-1700 m
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.1 - 0.5 m. Alt: up to 610 m. Distribution: FS, KN, NC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 5 (1997).
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z : 317-318 (2001).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 48018
 
Record n°48018
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