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 African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
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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