African Plant Database

Heliotropium zeylanicum (Burm. f.) Lam.
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 3(1): 94 (1789)
Information on the genus : Heliotropium
Basionym : Heliotropium curassavicum var. zeylanicum Burm. f.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Heliotropium curassavicum var. zeylanicum Burm. f. (1768)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tournefortia subulata Hochst. ex A. DC.
=Heliotropium subulatum (Hochst. ex A. DC.) Vatke (1882)
=Heliotropium zeylanicum var. subulatum (Hochst. ex A. DC.) Chiov. (1936)
=Heliotropium inconspicuum Dinter ex Vaupel (1912)
=Heliotropium subulatum var. arenarium Vatke
=Heliotropium micranthum Welw. (1859)
=Tournefortia stenoraca Klotzsch (1861)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Herb Ht 0.3 - 0.6 m. Alt 275 - 940 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Boraginaceae: 56 (1991).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 181 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BOULOS, L. (2000). FLORA OF EGYPT. [vol. 2] Al Harara Publishing. Cairo. [p.272]
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°77239 modified 2007-04-27
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