African Plant Database

Rotala welwitschii Exell
Protologue : Bol. Soc. Brot., Ser. 2 30: 70 (1956)
Information on the genus : Rotala
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rotala decussata Hiern (1871) non DC.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or perennial herb; stems branching and rooting below, erect above; erect stems > 10 cm long.
Ecology : Amphibious or terrestrial; 350 m alt.

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)

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 113 (1991).
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