Oxygonum alatum var. longisquamatum Germish.

First published in Bothalia 17: 186 (1987)
This variety is accepted
The native range of this variety is S. Tropical Africa to N. Namibia. It is an annual and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Descriptions

Flora Zambesiaca. Vol. 9, Part 3. Polygonaceae-Myriaceae. Pope GV, Polhill RM, Martins ES. 2006.

Note
Cup shaped and elongated scales in varying density found on all parts of the plant.
Ecology
In low rainfall areas, at riversides and in dry pans, in sandy soil, also in disturbed ground; 250–900 m.
Distribution
Zambia BOT N, BOT W, BOT SE, ZAM B, ZAM S, ZIM N, ZIM W, ZIM E, ZIM S, MOZ GI Botswana Also in northern Namibia and Angola. Caprivi Strip Mozambique Zimbabwe
[FZ]

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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