Rotala repens (Hochst.) Koehne

First published in Sitzungsber. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg 1877: 48 (1877)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to S. DR Congo. It is a helophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1994). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Lythraceae: 1-62.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Boutique, Flore du Congo Belge, du Ruanda et du Burundi, Lythraceae: 4 (1967).
  • C.D.K. Cook in Boissiera 29: 45, fig. 7A–C (1979).
  • Hanid in A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 155 (1974).
  • Koehne in Verh. Bot. Ver. Brandenb. 22 (Sitz. 73): 24 (1880).
  • M.G. Gilbert in Fl. Eth., ined.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Buxton, P.A., Sudan 10569.000 No
Schimper [729], Ethiopia K000310078 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0