African Plant Database


Tetragonia decumbens Mill.
Family : AIZOACEAE
Protologue : Gard. Dict. ed. VIII. n. 2 (1768)
Information on the genus : Tetragonia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tetragonia obovata Haw. (1821)
=Tetragonia perfoliata (L. f.) Druce
=Aizoon perfoliatum L. f.
=Tetragonia tetrapteris Haw. (1803)
=Tetragonia zeyheri Fenzl
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.5 m. Alt: 2 - 700 m. Distribution: NAM, EC, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Thunberg, C. P. (1862). Flora Capensis, sistens plantas Promontorii Bonae Spei Africes ... 2: 464
  • J. S. African Bot. 21: 130-132 (1955).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 5 (1997).
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z : 316-328 (2001).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 48025
 
Record n°48025
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