African Plant Database

Bidens biternata (Lour.) Merr. & Sherff
Protologue : Bot. Gaz. 88: 293 (1929)
Information on the genus : Bidens
Basionym : Coreopsis biternata Lour.
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Coreopsis biternata Lour. (1790)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bidens abyssinica var. quadriaristata Hochst. ex Schweinf.
=Bidens biternata var. glabrata (Vatke) Sherff
=Bidens pilosa var. glabrata (Vatke) Engl.
=Bidens abyssinica var. glabrata Vatke
=Bidens chinensis var. abyssinicus (Sch. Bip. ex Walp.) O. E. Schulz
=Bidens pilosa var. abyssinica (Sch. Bip. ex Walp.) Fiori
=Bidens biternata f. abyssinica (Sch. Bip. ex Walp.) Sherff
=Bidens abyssinica Sch. Bip. ex Walp. (1847)
=Bidens biternata f. lasiocarpa (O. E. Schulz) Sherff
=Bidens lasiocarpa O. E. Schulz
=Bidens cylindrica Sherff (1926)
=Bidens kotschyi Sch. Bip.
=Bidens laciniata Sch. Bip. ex Schweinf. & Asch.
=Bidens quadriseta Hochst. ex Oliv. & Hiern
=Bidens pilosa var. quadriseta (Hochst. ex Oliv. & Hiern) Engl.
=Bidens quadriseta var. incisifolia Hochst. ex Chiov.
=Bidens chinensis (L.) Willd.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Herb- Ht 0.4 - 1.5 m. Alt 945 - 1300 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 62 (1985).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 201 (2008).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°99108 modified 2011-06-07
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