African Plant Database

Pandiaka involucrata (Moq.) B.D. Jacks.
Protologue : Index Kewensis, 2: 409 2: 409 (1894)
Information on the genus : Pandiaka
Basionym : Achyranthes involucrata Moq.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Achyranthes involucrata Moq. (1849)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pandiaka involucrata var. megastachya Moq.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, simple in very reduced plants, occasionally forming mats 10-25 cm high, to 1 m . m tall.
Ecology : Roadsides on rocky ground and gritty soil; weedy species in sandy Brachystegia woodland; sandy beach of lake; 490-1140 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
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  • (1985). Flora of Tropical East Africa Amaranthaceae: 115
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
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  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:134 (2012)
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