Heliotropium zeylanicum (Burm.f.) Lam.

First published in Encycl. 3: 94 (1789)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & S. Africa, Mayotte, India, Sri Lanka. It is a perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Socotra, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ali, S.I. & Nasir, Y.J. (1989). Flora of West Pakistan 191: 1-200.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Launert, E. & Pope, G.V. (eds.) (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 1-114. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India. Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Miller, J.S. & al. (2021). Flora of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands : Boraginales, Olacaceae and allies, Apiaceae. Collection: Faune et Flore Tropicales: 1-448. Publications scientifiques du Muséum, Paris; IRD, Marseille.
  • Riedl, H. (1967). Flora Iranica 48: 1-281. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Boraginaceae: 1-124.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ali, S.I. & Nasir, Y.J. (1989). Flora of West Pakistan 191: 1-200.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • 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.
  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Launert, E. & Pope, G.V. (eds.) (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 1-114. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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.
  • Lebrun, J.P., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India. Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Taton, A. (1971). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Boraginaceae: 1-82. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Boraginaceae: 1-124.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bak. & Wright in Flora of Tropical Africa 4(2): 31 (1905).
  • C.B.Cl. in Fl. Brit. Ind. 4: 148 (1883).
  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 778 (1962).
  • De Wild. & Staner, Contr. Fl. Katanga, Suppl. 4: 86 (1932).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 82 (1956).
  • Gürke in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 336 (1895).
  • Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 1: 720 (1898).
  • Hutch. & Dalz., Flora of West Tropical Africa 2: 199 (1931).
  • Lam., Encycl. Méth. Bot. 3: 94 (1789).
  • Martins in Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 89, t. 26/4 (1990).
  • Verdc. in Kew Bulletin 44: 166 (1989).
  • Wight, Ic. Pl. Ind. Or. 3: 8, t. 892 (1843).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Plaizier, A.C. [1258] Kenya K001569916 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [1262] Iran K001766928 Yes
Thulin; Eriksson; Gifri; Långström [8446] Yemen K001766926 Yes
Collenette, I. S. [9252] Saudi Arabia K001766929 Yes
Collenette, I. S. [1718] Saudi Arabia K001766930 Yes
Heath, A.; Heath, R. [2078] Botswana K001590873 Yes
Heath, A.; Heath, R. [2078] Botswana K001590874 Yes
Heath, A.; Heath, R. [2078] Botswana K001590875 Yes
Jul 1, 1843 Schimper [1285] Ethiopia Heliotropium subulatum K000418806 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jul 1, 1843 Schimper [1285] Ethiopia Heliotropium subulatum K000418804 Unknown Type Material Yes
Miller, A. G. [219] Yemen Heliotropium subulatum K001766922 Yes
Maxwell Darling, R. L. [176] Yemen Heliotropium subulatum K001766927 Yes
Miller, A. G. [299] Yemen Heliotropium subulatum K001766916 Yes
Miller, A. G. [60] Yemen Heliotropium subulatum K001766920 Yes
Royle, J.F. [s.n.] India Heliotropium subulatum K000998207 Type Yes
Miller, A. G. [502] Yemen Heliotropium subulatum K001766921 Yes
[illegible] [s.n.] Heliotropium subulatum K000418805 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ash [343] Ethiopia Heliotropium subulatum K:SPC-06049.375 No
Ehrenberg, C. G. Saudi Arabia Heliotropium subulatum K001766919 Yes
Collenette, I. S. [551] Saudi Arabia Heliotropium subulatum K001766917 Yes
Lunz, L. [16] Saudi Arabia Heliotropium subulatum K001766918 Yes
Welwitsch [5420] Angola Heliotropium subulatum K000418767 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kotschy [163] Sudan Heliotropium subulatum K000418807 Type Yes

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