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Tetragonia pentandra Balf. f.
Family : AIZOACEAE
Information on the genus : Tetragonia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Patellifolia procumbens (C. Sm.) A.J. Scott, Ford-Lloyd & J.T. Williams (- fide Willdenowia 40: 8 (2010))
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Beta procumbens C. Sm. (1819)
=Patellaria procumbens (C. Sm.) J.T. Williams, A.J. Scott & Ford-Lloyd (1976)
=Patellifolia procumbens (C. Sm.) A.J. Scott, Ford-Lloyd & J.T. Williams (1977)
=Beta patellaris Moq. (1849)
=Patellifolia patellaris (Moq.) A.J. Scott, Ford-Lloyd & J.T. Williams (1977)
=Beta patellaris var. diffusa (Coss.) Maire
=Beta diffusa Coss. (1852)
=Beta patellaris var. monodiana (Maire) Maire
=Beta monodiana Maire (1931)
=Beta patellaris f. luthereaui (Maire) Maire
=Beta patellaris var. luthereaui Maire (1935)
=Patellaria cordata J.T. Williams, A.J. Scott & Ford-Lloyd (1976)
=Beta webbiana Moq. (1840)
=Patellaria webbiana (Moq.) J.T. Williams, A.J. Scott & Ford-Lloyd (1976)
=Patellifolia webbiana (Moq.) A.J. Scott & al. (1977)
=*Beta campanulata Coss. (1875)
=Beta hasta Link (1825)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Small procumbent annual, slightly fleshy.
Ecology : Limestone gravel under the north-facing escarpment, with a variety of annual herbs: Ononis sicula, Securigera somalensis, Erodium neuradiifolium, etc.; ± 1150 m alt. Probably the second collection in 1986 since 1880. Socotra.
  • Thulin, M., A. Rydberg & J.Thiede (2010). Identity of Tetragonia pentandra and taxonomy and distribution of Patellifolia (Chenopodiaceae). Willdenowia 40: 5
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