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Rorippa madagascariensis (DC.) Hara
Protologue : J. Jap. Bot. 30: 198 (1955)
Information on the genus : Rorippa
Basionym : Nasturtium madagascariense DC.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Nasturtium madagascariense DC. (1821)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nasturtium humifusum Guill. & Perr. (1831)
=Rorippa humifusa (Guill. & Perr.) Hiern (1895)
=*Nasturtium indicum auct.
=Nasturtium benuense Hutch. & Dalziel (1927)
=Nasturtium acaule Welw. (1859)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual delicate herb with slender taproot and prominent leafrosette;
Ecology : Open moist soil along streams, rivers, lakes, etc. and in forest clearings; does not seem to spread as a weed. Namibia; Madagascar.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.2 - 0.5 m. Alt 20 - 300 m. Distribution: KN, LP, MP
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 183,185

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 107 (1970).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 65
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°78055 modified 2007-03-29
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