African Plant Database

Misopates orontium (L.) Raf. subsp. orontium
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Protologue : Autik. Bot. 158 (1840)
Information on the genus : Misopates
Basionym : Antirrhinum orontium L.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Antirrhinum orontium L. (1753)
 Antirrhinum orontium L. subsp. orontium
 Misopates orontium (L.) Raf. (1840)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Antirrhinum orontium var. burnatii Maire & Sennen (1935)
=Antirrhinum orontium var. indicum Royle ex Chav.
=Antirrhinum orontium var. foliosum J.A. Schmidt (1852)
=Misopates orontium var. foliosum (J.A. Schmidt) Ormonde (1980)
=Antirrhinum indicum Royle ex Ball (1878)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:annual (occ. perennial)-Herb- Ht 0.1 - 0.6 m. Alt +/- 520 m. Distribution: EC, KN, WC

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1990). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 8[2]: 14

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Borges P.A.V., C. Abreu & al. (2008). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos. Direcção Regional do Ambiente da Madeira and Universidade dos Açores
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Record n°93819 modified 2008-05-28
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