African Plant Database

Paepalanthus Mart.
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 2: 28 (1834) 
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Moldenkeanthus Morat (1976)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : the largest genus of Eriocaulaceae; very heterogeneous in all aspects.
  Almost entirely confined to tropical America (Mexico, Central America, West Indies, tropical and subtropical South America), with 2 species in Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 32 (1995).
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 158 (2012).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°193357 modified 2008-12-27
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