African Plant Database

Sesuvium hydaspicum (Edgew.) Gonç.
Protologue : Garcia de Orta 13: 381 (1965)
Information on the genus : Sesuvium
Basionym : Trianthema hydaspica Edgew.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Trianthema hydaspica Edgew. (1862)
 Trianthema polysperma Hochst. ex Oliv.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Sesuvium sesuvioides auct. Jeffrey p.p.; Trianthema polysperma Hoscht. ex Oliv. And sensu Afr.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Branching semi-prostrate fleshy annual herb, sometimes nodes, to 50 cm long; branches erect or ascending, ± 7-30 cm
Ecology : Edges of salt-pans; sandy soils; wadi banks; desert; alluvions; 230-700 m alt. Botswana; Namibia; S. Africa; Cape Verde Isl.; India.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht up to 0.5 m. Alt: up to 1100 m. Distribution: BOT

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Hedberb, I., Edwards &al. (eds) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2/1: 246
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 5 (1997).
  • Il.Handbook succulent plants: Aizoaceae F-Z : 296-301 (2001).

Bibliography other :
  • Sukhorukov, A.P., F. Verloove & al. (2017). Chorological and taxonomic notes on African plants, 2 Bot. Letters 164(2): 142 LT2
2 Publishing with molecular analysis
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Record n°48189 modified 2008-11-17
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