African Plant Database


Metalasia muricata (L.) D. Don
Family : ASTERACEAE
Protologue : Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 5: 557 (1826)
Notes : p.p.= Metalasia densa (Lam.) P.O.Karis
Information on the genus : Metalasia
Basionym : Gnaphalium muricatum L.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gnaphalium muricatum L.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Metalasia ericoides Sieber ex DC.
=Metalasia umbellata Cass. (1824)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Shrub- Ht 0.5 - 3 m. Alt 5 - 300 m. Distribution: EC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 43: t.1719 (1974).
  • Opera Bot. 99: (1989).
 
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Record n°95258 modified 2006-10-16
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