African Plant Database

Mollugo cerviana var. spathulifolia Fenzl
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 1: 392 (1824); Ann. K. K. Naturhist. Hofmus. 1: 379 (1836)
Notes : [Type from India]
Information on the genus : Mollugo
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Hypertelis umbellata (Forssk.) Thulin
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Hypertelis umbellata (Forssk.) Thulin
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pharnaceum umbellatum Forssk.
=Hypertelis umbellata (Forssk.) Thulin (2016)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Seems to be ecologically isolated from var. cerviana, and may well be considered a taxon of higher rank as suggested by Dinter (cf. Fl. Eth. & Eritrea, l.c.).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Dwarf shrub, Geophyte, Succulent- Ht 0.05 - 0.2 states: LP

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 542
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°57776 modified 2018-05-22
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