Aponogeton vallisnerioides Baker

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 2: 158 (1875)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa. It is a tuberous hydrogeophyte and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Andrews, F.W. (1956). The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 1-579. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • 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., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1997). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 1-586. 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, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1968). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3(1): 1-276.
  • 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.
  • Lye, K.A. (1989). Aponogetonaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-10.
  • Symoens, J.J. & Villiers, J.-F. (1984). Alismatidées, Flagellariacées. Flore du Cameroun 26: 1-84. Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique (Mesres), Yaoundé.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • van Bruggen, H.W.E. (1974). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Aponogetonaceae: 1-11. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 8: 218
  • Troupin in Fl. Sperm. Parc. Nat. Garamba 1: 12, fig. 1 (1953).
  • in Trans. Linn. Soc. 29: 158 (1875)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Baker in Trans. Linn. Soc., London 29: 158 (1875).
  • Bennett in F.T.A. 8: 218 (1901).
  • Bruggen in Bull. Jard. Bot. Belg. 43: 197, fig.4/1 (1973);
  • Bruggen in F.A.C., Aponogetonaceae: 3, pl.1 (1974).
  • Durand & Schinz, Consp. Fl. Africa 5: 493 (1894).
  • Hutchinson & Dalziel, F.W.T.A. 2: 306 (1936).
  • Lye in F.T.E.A., Aponogetonaceae: 2, fig.1 (1989).
  • Troupin in Bull. Jard. Bot. État 23: 225 (1953).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • A. Bennett in Flora of Tropical Africa 8: 218 (1901).
  • Baker in Trans. Linn. Soc., Bot. 29:158 (1875).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 234 (1956).
  • H. Bruggen in Bibl. Bot. 33,137: 39 (1985).
  • H. Bruggen in Bulletin du Jardin botanique National de Belgique 43: 197, fig. 4/1 (1973)
  • H. Bruggen in Flore d'Afrique Centrale: 3, t. 1 (1974).
  • Hepper in Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 3: 15 (1968).
  • K. Krause in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 13:19, fig. 9J–M (1906).
  • Lye in A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 652 (1974).
  • Symoens in Fl. Cameroun 26: 48, t. 12 (1984).
  • Troupin in Fl. Garamba 1: 12, fig. 1 (1956).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Troupin, G. [1585] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K002908619 No
Schweinfurth, G. [2168] K002908721 No
Lisowski, S. [55173] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K002908623 No
Hancock [2764] Uganda K002908645 No
Arnstein Lye, K.; Katende, A. [Ly-5360] Uganda K002908641 No
Fanshawe, D.B. [7715] Zambia K002908741 No
Myers, J.G. [11492] Sudan K002908716 No
Richards, H.M. (Mrs) [19371] Zambia K002908739 No
Wood, G. [Y20] Uganda K002908642 No
Thomas, A.S. [Th4534] Uganda K002908640 No
Gilbert, M.G.; Thulin, M. [907] Ethiopia K002908714 No
Troupin, G. [1295] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K002908622 No
Andrews, F.W. [814] Sudan K002908715 No
[Miss D.O'H. Macintosh] [10K] Sudan K002908718 No
Chandler, P. [2092] K002908639 No
Keay, R.W.J. [25961] Nigeria K:SPC-24326.000 No
Hancock [2229] Uganda K002908638 No
s.coll. [10058] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K002908621 No
Schweinfurth, G. [1704] K002908717 No
Dawe, M.J. [566] Sierra Leone K002908613 No
Ake Assi, L. [9258] Cote d'Ivoire K002908614 No
Fay, J.M. [2782] Central African Republic K002908618 No
Schweinfurth, G. [4266] K002908719 No
Speke; Grant [s.n.] K000346038 Type Yes
Baikie, W.B. [s.n.] Nigeria K002908615 No
Fanshawe, D.B. [7753] Zambia K002908740 No
Gilbert, M.G.; Friis, I. [8382] Ethiopia K002908713 No
Schweinfurth, G. [2152] K002908720 No
Katende, A.B.; Lye, K. [K233] Uganda K002908644 No
Brodhurst-Hill [32] Kenya K002908647 No
Letouzey, R. [6013] Cameroon K002908617 No
Keay, R.W.J. [s.n.] Nigeria K002908616 No
Gilbert, M.G.; Sebsebe, D. [8736U] Ethiopia K002908712 No
Friis, I.; Awas, T.; Gashaw Gibre-Hiwot [8169] Ethiopia K002908711 No
Keay, R.W.J. [K38] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K002908620 No
Troupin, G. [15925] Rwanda K002908624 No
Liebenberg, L.C.C. [210] Uganda K002908646 No
Katende, A.B. [233] Uganda K002908643 No
{Morton; Gledhill} [SL76] Sierra Leone K002908612 No
Jordan, H.D. [962] Sierra Leone K002908611 No

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