African Plant Database


Vahlia dichotoma (Murray) Kuntze
Family : VAHLIACEAE
Protologue : Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 227 (1891) 
Information on the genus : Vahlia
Basionym : Heuchera dichotoma Murray
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Heuchera dichotoma Murray (1772)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vahlia oldenlandioides Roxb. (1832)
=Vahlia oldenlandiae DC. (1830)
=Vahlia silenoides DC. (1830)
=Vahlia cordofana Hochst.
=Pentodon pentandrus (Schumach. & Thonn.) Vatke var. pentandrus
=Vahlia pentandra (Schumach. & Thonn.) C. E. C. Fischer
=Hedyotis pentandra Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Oldenlandia pentandra (Schumach. & Thonn.) DC. (1830)
=Pentodon pentandrus (Schumach. & Thonn.) Vatke (1875)
=Oldenlandia succulenta C. Wright ex Griseb. (1866)
=Pentodon abyssinicus Hochst. (1844)
=Oldenlandia macrophylla DC. (1830)
=Hedyotis halei Torr. & A. Gray (1841)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect branching annual (4-)12-50(-66) cm high, rarely with main shoots profusely, patently branched; flower unknown.
Ecology : Sandy river banks, cultivated land, grassland, woodland; 10- 1370 m alt. India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam; Madagascar.

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: 77

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1976). Flora of Libya. 20: 2
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 1-322
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 243 (1999).
 
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 Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 95114
 
Record n°95114 modified 2007-01-10
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