1. Family: Sphenocleaceae T.Baskerv.
    1. Genus: Sphenoclea Gaertn.
      1. Sphenoclea dalzielii N.E.Br.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Chad.

    [FWTA]

    Sphenocleaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Straggling herb with spongy stems
    Flowers
    Flowers pink
    Ecology
    On mud beside pools.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Central African Repu, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal

    Sphenoclea dalzielii N.E.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dalziel, J.M. [201], Nigeria K000425230

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1912: 277 (1912)

    Accepted by

    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 194, fig. 20, 5.
    • in Kew Bull. 1912: 277
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0