African Plant Database

Rumex sagittatus Thunb.
Protologue : Prodr. Pl. Cap. 1: 67 (1794); Prodr. Pl. Cap. 1: 67 (1794) 
Information on the genus : Rumex
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Rumex sagittatus var. latilobus Meisn.
=Rumex sagittatus var. megalotys Meisn.
=Rumex scandens Burch.
=Rumex burchellii Campd. (1819)
=*Rumex luxurians L. f. (1782)
=Acetosa sagittata (Thunb.) L.A.S. Johnson & B.G. Briggs (1962)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tuberous roots; stems often more than 1 m high, ± scandent, procumbent or prostrate, spreading, branching, 10-60 cm or
Ecology : Forest in river valleys; stony hills with bush; hills in dry forest; garden weed; rocks in shade; 1200-2000 m alt. S. Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial-Herb, Climber Ht 0.3 - 5 m. Alt 5 - ? m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC, SWZ
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Record n°115891 modified 2006-11-27
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