African Plant Database

Galenia africana L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 359 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Galenia
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Aizoon africanum (L.) Klak
Status for TA : rejected (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Aizoon africanum (L.) Klak (2017)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Galenia africana var. pentandra Hiern
=Galenia africana var. secundata Adamson
=*Galenia namaensis auct.
=Galenia africana var. halimifolia Fenzl ex Sond.
=Galenia linearis Thunb. (1794)
=Galenia tenuifolia Salisb. (1796)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or diffuse divaricately and rigidly branched subsucculent the margins, not or exceptionally ramose, 10-15(-20) cm long,
Ecology : Wadi banks, coastal sands. S. Africa (Cape Prov.), Namibia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Shrub, Dwarf shrub- Ht 0.5 - 1.5 states: NAM, EC, FS, NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 22: 90-91 (1956).
  • Mem. Bot. Surv. South Africa : 558 (1966).
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Record n°48129
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