African Plant Database


Flagellaria indica L.
Family : FLAGELLARIACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 333 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Flagellaria
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Flagellaria indica f. angustifolia Bojer
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Resembling F. guineensis but: leaf sheaths entire, rarely torn with a chartaceous margin opposite the blade; flowers congested in very short racemes or glomerules.
Ecology : Forest and thicket; 0-400 m alt. (Tanzania).
  The presence of this species on mainland Africa is doubtful. Linder (Fl. Zambes., l.c.) has not been able to trace any specimens from the continent and cannot confirm “an overlap in their distributions”.
  Madagascar, N and E borders of the Indian Ocean through to E Australia: Mascarene Isl., Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles, Rodriguez, Madagascar; tropical Asia from Sri Lanka to Vietnam, Malaysia, Polynesia, N Australia, Fiji, Caroline, Marianas.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 967
 
Record n°967 modified 2009-09-24
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