African Plant Database

Hypertelis bowkeriana Sond.
Family : Aizoaceae
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 1: 145 (1860) 
Information on the genus : Hypertelis
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Kewa bowkeriana (Sond.) Christenh.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Kewa bowkeriana (Sond.) Christenh.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kewa bowkeriana (Sond.) Christenh. (2014)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Mollugo suffruticosa Peter (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial (sometimes annual) shrubby herb to 30 cm high with branched, 1-2 cm high with scattered leaflets, 0,5 mm
Ecology : Saline sandy maritime and inland soils in open and disturbed situations; woodland, mangrove swamp margins, sandy river beds, littoral dunes, salt pan depressions; 0-1830 m alt. Botswana, S. Africa, Namibia; Madagascar.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Herb- Ht 0.01 - 0.05 m. Alt: 30 - 1340 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, FS, LP, NC, NW

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 494 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Fl. Eth. & Eritrea 2/1 : 236 (2000)
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°57892 modified 2010-11-24
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