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 :
  • (1985). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaranthaceae: 114
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 558
Record n°558
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