African Plant Database

Rotala mexicana Cham. & Schltdl.
Information on the genus : Rotala
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rotala pusilla Tul. (1856)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb; stems branched or simple, creeping, ascending, erect or floating, often tufted or tuft-forming.
Ecology : Aquatic, amphibious or terrestrial; in water and wet mud; sometimes as a weed in rice-fields. Namibia, S. Africa (Transvaal); Madagascar; Asia, Australia; S. & C. America; not in Arabia and Pacific Isl.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb, Hydrophyte- in states: NAM, GA

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:276 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména
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