African Plant Database

Rotala elatinoides (DC.) Hiern
Information on the genus : Rotala
Basionym : Ammannia elatinoides DC.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ammannia elatinoides DC. (1826)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or perennial herb; stems simple or creeping, branched below, erect above; erect stems usually simple or occasionally irregularly branched, 5-15 cm long, often denuded of leaves below.
Ecology : Terrestrial or amphibious; banks of relatively large river.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:276 (2012)
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Oliver, D., Dyer, W.T.T.; Prain, D.; Hill, A.W. (1871). Flora of Tropical Africa 2: 468
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