African Plant Database


Elatine triandra Schkuhr
Family : ELATINACEAE
Information on the genus : Elatine
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual aquatic herb with floating stem, 10-20 cm long.
Ecology : Wet places, meadows with Rotala elatinoides fa. fluviatilis A. Chev., Utricularia stellaris; 1600 m alt. (Kenya, rare). Europe, N Africa; S. Africa (Transvaal, Natal), Botswana; America.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht up to 0.18 m.in states: GA, KN

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 378
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 48537
 
Record n°48537 modified 2007-04-04
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