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Merremia aegyptia (L.) Urb.
Protologue : Symbollae Antillanae seu Fundamenta Florae Indiae Occidentalis 4: 505 (1910)
Information on the genus : Merremia
Basionym : Ipomoea aegyptia L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Distimake aegyptius (L.) A.R. Simões & Staples
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Distimake aegyptius (L.) A.R. Simões & Staples
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Distimake aegyptius (L.) A.R. Simões & Staples
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Merremia pentaphylla (L.) Hallier f. (1893)
 Ipomoea pentaphylla (L.) Jacq. (1789)
 Ipomoea aegyptia L. (1753)
 Operculina aegyptia (L.) House (1906)
 Spiranthera aegyptia (L.) Roberty (1964)
 Convolvulus pentaphyllus L. (1762)
 Batatas pentaphylla (L.) Choisy (1833)
 Distimake aegyptius (L.) A.R. Simões & Staples (2017)
 Distimake aegyptius (L.) A.R. Simões & Staples (2017)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Convolvulus cujanensis Bowdich (1825)
 
Ecology and distribution
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; Dry, Subarid; Woodland; 0-499 m; distribution: Comoros, Africa,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • PEYRE DE FABRÈGUES B. & J. P. LEBRUN (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort : 277
  • BOUDET G. & J.P. LEBRUN (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16 : 284
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:194 (2012)
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 320
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 685

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. : (1997).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 255 (2000).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
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Record n°8436 modified 2007-04-17
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