African Plant Database

Nymphoides forbesiana (Griseb.) Kuntze
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 429 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Nymphoides
Basionym : Limnanthemum forbesianum Griseb.
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Limnanthemum forbesianum Griseb.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nymphoides indica auct. sensu P.Taylor in F.T.W.A. ed. 2 p.p., non (L.) Kuntze
=Nymphoides nilotica (Kotschy & Peyr.) J. Léonard
=Limnanthemum niloticum Kotschy & Peyr. (1867)
=Limnanthemum kirkii N.E. Br. (1904)
=Limnanthemum whytei N.E. Br. (1904)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Dwarf shrub, Succulent- Length depending on depth of water. Alt: up to 2100 m. Distribution: KN

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 358
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 665
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