Ammannia senegalensis

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Ammannia senegalensis


Taxonavigation: Myrtales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Lythraceae
Genus: Ammannia
Species: A. senegalensis

Varieties: A. s. var. ondongana –. A. s. var. senegalensis


  • Ammannia senegalensis Lam., 1791
    • Type locality: Southern Africa, Oriental Africa


  • Homotypic
    • Ammannia senegalensis f. typica Koehne in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 1: 255 (1880), not validly publ.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Africa
    • Regional: Western Africa
      • Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Nigeria , Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • Regional: Central Africa
      • Central African Repu, Chad, Mali, Niger, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe
    • Regional: Northern Africa
      • Egypt, Libya
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • KwaZulu-Natal, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland
    • Introduced into:
      • Greece

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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français: Ammania d’Afrique, Hysope d’eau d’Afrique
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