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Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum (L.) Hayek
Family : BRASSICACEAE
Protologue : Sched. Fl. Stiriac. Exsicc. 22 (1905)
Information on the genus : Rorippa
Basionym : Sisymbrium nasturtium-aquaticum L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : (present)
Status for SA : (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sisymbrium nasturtium-aquaticum L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Nasturtium officinale R. Br. (1812)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial trailing herb; stems 30-60 cm long.
Ecology : Muddy or gravelly soil along running water, sometimes floating; 1500-2700 m alt. Native in Eurasia and perhaps in Ethiopia; naturalized in parts of Africa; widely cultivated.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 185
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1960). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[1]: 184
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 108 (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
  • Novon 8: 124-126 (1998).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 295 (1932).  
  • NÈGRE, R. (1961). Petite flore des régions arides du Maroc occidental. 1: 283
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 430 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 13: 342 (1967). 
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 235 (1979).
  • Fl. Iberica 4: 114 (1993). 
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 190 (2008).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 78056
 
Record n°78056
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