African Plant Database

Mitracarpus scaber Zucc. ex Schult. & Schult. f.
Protologue : Mant. 3 (Schultes & Schultes f.) 210, 319 (1827)
Notes : sometimes as “Mitracarpum scabrum”
Information on the genus : Mitracarpus
Status for MA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Spermacoce hirta L. (1762)
=Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC. (1830)
=Spermacoce ferruginea A. St.-Hil. (1824)
=Staurospermum verticillatum Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Mitracarpus verticillatus (Schumach. & Thonn.) Vatke (1876)
=Mitracarpus senegalensis DC. (1839)
=Spermacoce villosa Sw. (1788)
=Mitracarpus villosus (Sw.) DC. (1830)
=Mitracarpus rudis Benth. (1841)
=Mitracarpus torresianum Cham. & Schltdl. (1828)
=Mitracarpus simplex Rusby (1927)
=Borreria ferruginea (A. St.-Hil.) DC. (1830)
=Diodia villosa Moc. & Sessé ex DC. (1830)
=Mitracarpus breviflorus A. Gray (1853)
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Record n°89691 modified 2006-10-20
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