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Erodium crassifolium (Forssk.) L'Hér.
Family : GERANIACEAE
Protologue : Hortus Kew. 2: 414 (1789)
Information on the genus : Erodium
Basionym : Geranium crassifolium Forssk.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Geranium crassifolium Forssk. (1775)
 Erodium crassifolium (Forssk.) L'Hér. subsp. crassifolium
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Erodium hirtum (Forssk.) Willd. (1800) non Jacq.
=*Geranium hirtum Forssk. (1775)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Erodium crassifolium (Forssk.) L'Hér. subsp. crassifolium
Erodium crassifolium subsp. hirtum (Forssk.) Guitt. (2012)
Erodium crassifolium subsp. maroccanum (Maire) Greuter (2013)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or spreading perennial, 8-20(-30) cm tall; rootstock base; succulent, prostrate; internodes short.
Ecology : Coastal hamada with Euphorbia echinus and E. regis-jubae. Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt; Arabia, Palestine, Iraq; Crete (?introduced).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 3: 252 (1986).
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  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 81
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 3 (2000).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 246
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2007). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.2] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 2: 268
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
  • LE FLOC’H, E., L. BOULOS & E. VÉLA (2010). Catalogue synonymique commenté de la Flore de Tunisie  
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 10754
 
Record n°10754 modified 2012-02-29
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