African Plant Database

Rotala gossweileri Koehne
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 42(97): 48 (1908)
Information on the genus : Rotala
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rotala minuta A. Fern. & Diniz (1957)
=Rotala urundiensis A. Fern. & Diniz (1955)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial or annual herb; stems erect or creeping below, simple or irregularly branched, to ± 15 cm long often much less.
Ecology : Amphibious or terrestrial; damp places and shallow water in lateritic dambos; pools and swamps; mud; often forming crowded colonies; 200-2100 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 112 (1991).
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