African Plant Database

Sagittaria L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 993 (1753)  
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Lophotocarpus T. Durand (1888)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Ecology : Genus of some 39-40 species
  “Widely known for their extreme morphological plasticity”.
  Cosmopolitan but most species in the New World (N. America) some of which spreading in the Old World

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 16 (1995).
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 33 (2012).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
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Record n°194560 modified 2008-12-27
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