Ammannia wormskioldii Fisch. & C.A.Mey.

First published in Index Seminum (LE, Petropolitanus) 7: 42 (1841)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is W. Ethiopia to Namibia. It is an annual or perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Boutique, R. (1967). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Lythraceae: 1-27. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1994). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Lythraceae: 1-62.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Ammannia baccifera.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1978). Flora Zambesiaca 4: 1-658. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Fernandes & Diniz in Garcia de Orta 6: 100 (1958).
  • A. Fernandes in Consp. Fl. Angol. 4: 177 (1970)
  • A. Fernandes in Flora Zambesiaca 4: 308 (1978).
  • Fisch. & Mey. in Ind. Sem. Horti Petropol. 7: 42 (1841).
  • Gilbert in Fl. Eth., ined.
  • Koehne in A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 3(2): 646 (1921).
  • Koehne in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 1: 256 (1880)
  • Koehne in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 4: 391 (1883)
  • Koehne in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 216: 53, fig. 5 L (1903)
  • Koehne in Fl. Bras. 13(2): 206, t. 40/2 (1877) as “ wormskjoldii ”
  • Pohnert & Roessler in Prodr. Fl. SW.-Afr. 95: 3 (1966).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bidgood, S.; Hoenselaar, K.; Leliyo, G.; Vollesen, K. [6299] Tanzania K000468126 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

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    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0