Aponogeton afroviolaceus Lye

First published in Bot. Not. 129: 68 (1976)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Kenya to Zimbabwe. It is a tuberous hydrogeophyte and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Lye, K.A. (1989). Aponogetonaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-10.
  • Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds.) (2004). A Checklist of Zimbabwean Vascular Plants: 1-148. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network (SABONET), Pretoria.
  • Timberlake, J.R. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2009). Flora Zambesiaca 12(2): 1-208. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • H. Bruggen in Bibl. Bot. 33, 137: 50 (1985).
  • Lye in Bot. Notis. 129: 68 (1976).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 6, 1985 Lye, K.A. [6348], Kenya K000346039 isotype Yes
May 12, 1986 Faden, R.B. [67312], Kenya Aponogeton afroviolaceus var. angustifolius K000211091 No

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 2022. 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 2022. 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