African Plant Database


Trianthema portulacastrum L.
Family : AIZOACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 223-224 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Trianthema
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tetragonia chisimajensis Chiov. (1932)
=Trianthema monogyna L. (1767)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Somewhat succulent annual herb; stems procumbent or ascending, decumbent.
Ecology : Cultivated ground and other disturbed places; sandy soils; 0- 250 m alt. Pantropical.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht up to 0.5 m. Alt: up to 575 m. Distribution: MP
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; ; Forest, Freshwater Wetland, Dunes, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m; distribution: Mascarenes, Africa, Australasia/Pacific, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 518
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 28: 247 (1962).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 89
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 5 (1997).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 23 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BERHAUT, J. (1967). Flore du Sénégal (éd. 2).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 1: 44 (1984).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 1: 10
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 48 (1999).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 48209
 
Record n°48209 modified 2008-06-06
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