African Plant Database


Tetragonia reduplicata Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : AIZOACEAE
Information on the genus : Tetragonia
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tetragonia arbusculoides Engl. (1912) (TA = accepted; SA = rejected)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby succulent, erect with ascending branches, 45-75 cm branches touch the ground (often covering large patches); bark
Ecology : Coastal desert, wadi banks; ± 100 m alt. Namibia; S. Africa (Cape Prov.).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.3 - 0.8 m. Alt: 400 - 1705 m. Distribution: NAM, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 21: 120 (1955).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 5 (1997).
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
 
Map
carte afrique num 48044
 
Record n°48044
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