Brasenia peltata Pursh
  • Fl. Amer. Sept. 2: 389 (1813) nom. illeg.


This is a synonym of Brasenia schreberi J.F.Gmel.
Notes: , nom. illeg.

General Description

Leaves usually broadly elliptical and rounded at each end, 2–3 1/2 in. long, 1 1/2–2 in. broad. Flowers axillary, 1/2–1 in. diam., pedunculate, purple.

Distribution

Angola prov. Huilla, Dr. Welwitsch!

Literature

Fl. Bor. Am. ii. 389. —A. Gray, Gen. i. 39.

  Bibliography

  • 1 Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 2 Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. Continental Publishing, Deurne.
  • 3 (by Prof. Oliver). (1868) Nymphæaceæ. Flora of Tropical Africa 1 (0)

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Flora of Tropical Africa
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Flora of Tropical Africa. Published on the Internet; http://apps.kew.org/efloras/
World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
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WCSP 2014. 'World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/ Retrieved 2011 onwards
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