Aponogeton desertorum Zeyh. ex Spreng.

First published in Syst. Veg. ed. 16, 5(Suppl.): 14 (1828)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. DR Congo to S. Africa. It is a tuberous hydrogeophyte and grows primarly in the seasonally dry tropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.: i-vi, 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.
  • van Bruggen, H.W.E. (1974). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi) Aponogetonaceae: 1-11. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 23, 1971 Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000346058 syntype Yes
Nov 23, 1971 Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000346059 lectotype Yes
Aug 10, 1971 Eyles, F. [852], Zimbabwe K000346048 Unknown type material Yes
Aug 10, 1971 Holub, Em. [1470], Botswana K000346049 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • 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