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Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér.
Family : GERANIACEAE
Protologue : Hortus Kew. 2: 414 (1789)
Information on the genus : Erodium
Basionym : Geranium cicutarium L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Geranium cicutarium L. (1753)
 Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér. subsp. cicutarium
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Geranium praecox Cav. (1788)
=Erodium praecox (Cav.) Willd. (1800)
=Erodium cicutarium var. praecox (Cav.) DC. (1824)
=Geranium chaerophyllum Cav. (1787)
=Erodium cicutarium var. chaerophyllum (Cav.) DC. (1824)
=Erodium chaerophyllum (Cav.) Steud. (1840)
=Erodium pilosum Thuill.
=Erodium cicutarium var. pilosum auct. (1888)
=*Erodium cicutarium var. pilosum (Thuill.) Maire (1930)
=Geranium pimpinellifolium With. (1787)
=Erodium pimpinellifolium (With.) Sibth. (1794)
=Erodium cicutarium var. pimpinellifolium (With.) DC. (1824)
=Erodium cicutarium var. triviale Trautv. (1876)
=Erodium filicinum Pomel (1875)
=Erodium cicutarium var. filicinum (Pomel) Batt. (1888)
=Erodium cicutarium var. allotrichum (A. Rich.) Hochr.
=Erodium allotrichum Steud. ex A. Rich. (1847)
=Erodium cicutarium var. allotrichum auct. (1904) sensu Hochr. Non A.Rich.
=*Erodium cicutarium f. latisectum Pau
=Erodium atomarium Delile ex Godr. (1853)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Erodium cicutarium (L.) L'Hér. subsp. cicutarium
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual prostrate to caulescent herb; stems to 50 cm long. 1-2 m . Very variable species.
Ecology : Europe, N Africa, SW Asia; S. Africa (weed); naturalized in America and Australia.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual-Herb- Ht 0.07 - 0.5 m. Alt: 550 - 2400 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, WC

Bibliography for North Africa :
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see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 10733
 
Record n°10733
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