African Plant Database


Pandiaka involucrata (Moq.) B. D. Jacks.
Family : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Index Kewensis, 2: 409 2: 409 (1894)
Information on the genus : Pandiaka
Basionym : Achyranthes involucrata Moq.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Achyranthes involucrata Moq. (1849)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pandiaka involucrata var. megastachya Moq.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, simple in very reduced plants, occasionally forming mats 10-25 cm high, to 1 m . m tall.
Ecology : Roadsides on rocky ground and gritty soil; weedy species in sandy Brachystegia woodland; sandy beach of lake; 490-1140 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • (1985). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaranthaceae: 115
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1988). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 9[1]: 115-116
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 562
 
Record n°562
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