African Plant Database


Heliotropium zeylanicum (Burm. f.) Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Family (APGIII) :
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) 3(1): 94 (1789) 
Information on the genus : Heliotropium
Basionym : Heliotropium curassavicum var. zeylanicum Burm. f.
 
 
Status
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 Tropical Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:168 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 272 (2000).
 
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see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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