African Plant Database


Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : ASTERACEAE
Protologue : Mant. Pl. Altera 286 (1771)
Information on the genus : Eclipta
Basionym : Verbesina prostrata L.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (naturalised)
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Verbesina prostrata L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Verbesina alba L.
=Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk. (1848)
=Eclipta erecta L. (1771)
=Eclipta erecta var. diffusa DC.
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Herb- Ht 0.3 - 1 m. Alt 2 - 1005 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, EC, KN, LP, MP, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:156 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. : (1997).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires rares, menacées ou endémiques du Maroc. Bocconea 8: 34 
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 230 (2002).
  • 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
  • Ibn Tattou, M. & M. Fennane (2009). Flore vasculaire du Maroc, inventaire et chorologie [2]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 39: 59
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2014). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.3] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 3: 214

Bibliography other :
  • El Mokni R. & D. Iamonico (2019). A new record for the non-native flora of Tunisia, Eclipta prostrata (Asteraceae), and a note on the national status of Erigeron bonariensis, Symphyotrichum squamatum (Asteraceae), and Lepidium didymum(Brassicaceae)
 
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