African Plant Database

Trapa natans var. bispinosa (Roxb.) Makino
Family : Trapaceae
Protologue : Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 11: 283 (1897)
Information on the genus : Trapa
Basionym : Trapa bispinosa Roxb.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Trapa bispinosa Roxb. (1820)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trapa austroafricana V.N. Vassil. (1965)
=Trapa congolensis V.N. Vassil. (1965)
=Trapa insperata V.N. Vassil. (1965)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : with 2 rather broad ±erect to arcuate horns on fruit;
Ecology : wide distribution in Trop. Africa; also from India to China and Japan; Java;
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:annual (occ. perennial)-Herb, Hydrophyte, Epihydate- Ht depending on depth of water Alt 930 - 1030 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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