African Plant Database

Heliotropium indicum L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 139 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Heliotropium
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Heliotropium africanum Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Heliotropium anisophyllum P. Beauv. (1810)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual, occ. perennial-Herb Ht +/- 1.5 m. Alt 20 - 915 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, KN, LP
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Forest, Inselberg/Rock Face, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa. Comoros,

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Boraginaceae: 69-70 (1991)

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BERHAUT, J. (1967). Flore du Sénégal (éd. 2).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 212

Bibliography other :
  • Taxon 53(3): 802 (2004)
More info on :
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°77223 modified 2007-04-27
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