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
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 28: 247 (1962).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 89 (1991).
  • 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).

Bibliography other :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:129 (2012)
 
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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
 
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Record n°48209 modified 2008-06-06
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