African Plant Database


Rotala juniperina A. Fern.
Family : LYTHRACEAE
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 48: 126 (1974 [1975])
Information on the genus : Rotala
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rotala decumbens A. Fern. (1975)
=*Rotala densiflora auct. sensu Fl. Congo, Rwanda, Burundi (1967)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or perhaps perennial herb; stems creeping, ascending or erect, branched, to 30 cm or more long, when submerged somewhat inflated, when aerial 4-angled occasionally with wings on the angles.
Ecology : Amphibious; muddy places; 1088-1150 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 112 (1991).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
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