African Plant Database

Pandiaka angustifolia (Vahl) Hepper
Protologue : Kew Bull. 25(2): 189 (1971)
Information on the genus : Pandiaka
Basionym : Gomphrena angustifolia Vahl
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Achyranthes angustifolia (Vahl) Lopr. (1901)
 Gomphrena angustifolia Vahl (1794)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pandiaka benthamii (Lopr.) Schinz
=Achyranthes benthamii Lopr. (1901)
=Achyranthes heudelotii Moq. (1849)
=Pandiaka heudelotii (Moq.) Hiern (1900)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, usually considerably divaricately branched, 0,2- to erect, woody below, more or less decussately branched,
Ecology : Open grassland, roadsides, Combretum savanna, open Brachystegia woodland; fields, sand, scree; humid soils; 750-1100 m alt. Malawi?

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • PEYRE DE FABRÈGUES B. & J. P. LEBRUN (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort : 82
  • (1985). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaranthaceae: 114
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 59
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:134 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 279
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 347
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