1. Family: Hydrostachyaceae Engl.
    1. Hydrostachys Thouars

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to S. Africa, Madagascar.

    [FTEA]

    Hydrostachyaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1986

    Habit
    The species are very variable in leaf-form, both from one locality to another and within populations.
    [FZ]

    Hydrostachyaceae, B.L. Stannard. Flora Zambesiaca 9:2. 1997

    Note
    Description as for family.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Hydrostachys Thouars appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Beentje, H.J. [4945], Madagascar 74688.000
    Beentje, H.J. [4946], Madagascar 74689.000

    First published in Gen. Nov. Madagasc.: 2 (1806)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • C. Cusset in Adansonia, sér. 2, 13: 75–119 (1973).
    • Gen. Nov. Madagasc.: 2 (1806).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Steenis, Rheophytes of the World: 263 (1981)
    • C. Cusset in Adansonia, sér 2, 13(1): 75–119 (1973)
    • Hess in Ber. Schweiz. Bot. Ges. 63: 375–383 (1953)
    • Fl. Madag., Fam. 89: 1–32 (1952)
    • H. Perrier in Arch. Bot. Caen 3: 137–140 (1929)
    • Gen. Nov. Madag.: 2 (1806)

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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