African Plant Database

Cardamine africana L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 655 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Cardamine
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cardamine borbonica Pers. (1806)
=Cardamine burchellii Spreng.
=Cardamine holtziana Engl. & O.E. Schulz (1903)
=Cardamine wightiana Wall.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial weak herb 30-60 cm tall.
Ecology : Montane forest; clearings, along roads and paths; damp shady places; 800-3400 m alt. Fernando Poo (Bioko), S. Tomé; S. Africa, Comoro Isl., Madagascar, Réunion; tropical Arabia; India, Indonesia; central and tropical S. Ameica.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Herb Ht 0.15 - 0.3 m. Alt 100 - 1950 m. Distribution: EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Comoros, Africa, Asia, New World,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 266

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • MARLOTH, HERMANN WILHELM RUDOLF (1970). Flora of Southern Africa with Synoptical Tables of the Genera of Higher Plants. Capetown 13: 100-101
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Record n°77674 modified 2007-03-29
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