African Plant Database

Rorippa microphylla (Boenn. ex Rchb.) Hyl.
Protologue : Rep. Univ. Inst. Appl. Sci. Reykjavik, Dept. Agric. Bull. Ser. B, No. 3 109 (1848)
Information on the genus : Rorippa
Basionym : Nasturtium microphyllum Boenn. ex Rchb.
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Nasturtium microphyllum Boenn. ex Rchb. (1832)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; stems 30-60 cm long.
Ecology : Stream banks; ±1500-2150 m alt. Native to Europe, W Asia and perhaps Ethiopia; introduced in many other temperate regions and in some mountain areas in the tropics.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • 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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Iberica 4: 114 (1993).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 78060
Record n°78060
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