Taxon: Alectra vogelii Benth.

Genus: Alectra
Family: Orobanchaceae
Nomen number: 401542
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 10:339. 1846
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Aug-1999
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite (fide Atlas WWeed)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya ; Tanzania ; Uganda
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola ; Malawi ; Mozambique ; Zambia ; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana ; Namibia ; South Africa Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, North West; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Ghana ; Guinea ; Mali ; Nigeria
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Congo ; Zaire


  • Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  • 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. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)


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