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Vahlia digyna (Retz.) Kuntze
Family : VAHLIACEAE
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 227 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Vahlia
Basionym : Oldenlandia digyna Retz.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Oldenlandia digyna Retz. (1786)
 Bistella digyna (Retz.) Bullock (1966)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Oldenlandia decumbens Spreng. (1815)
=Vahlia menyharthii Schinz (1902)
=Vahlia ramosissima DC. (1830)
=Vahlia sessiliflora DC. (1830)
=Vahlia viscosa Roxb. (1832)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual erect sparsely to much-branchad herb, 5-34 cm.
Ecology : River banks and dambos; occasionnally in drier situations; saline flats; weed of seasonal pools (Kenya); wet, heavy soils; 450-1300 m alt. Botswana; Egypt; Pakistan, India.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:annual-Herb- Ht 0.05 - 0.35 m. Alt 900 - 1000 m. Distribution: BOT

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:347 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 77 (1991).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 243 (1999).
 
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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 Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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