African Plant Database

Elatine triandra Schkuhr
Protologue : Bot. Handb. 1: 345 (1791)
Information on the genus : Elatine
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 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
  • 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
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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Record n°48537 modified 2007-04-04
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