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Taxon: Alectra vogelii Benth.

Genus: Alectra
Family: Orobanchaceae. Also placed in: Scrophulariaceae
Nomen number: 401542
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 10:339. 1846
Name verified on: 23-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 30-Aug-1999
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS (as Alectra spp.).

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Congo; Zaire [s. & c.]
    West Tropical Africa: Ghana; Guinea; Mali; Nigeria
    South Tropical Africa: Angola [Cabinda]; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa - Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, North West; Swaziland

References:

  • Boudet, G. et al. 1986. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Troupin, G. 1949. Revision des especes congolaises du genre Alectra Thunb. (Scrophulariaceae). Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 19:276.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Alectra vogelii Benth.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?401542 (16 September 2014)

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