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Monsonia nivea (Decne.) Decne. ex Webb
Family : GERANIACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Aethiop-Aegypt 59 (1854)
Information on the genus : Monsonia
Basionym : Erodium niveum Decne.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Monsonia heliotropioides var. nivea (Decne.) Guinet & Sauvage (1954)
 Erodium niveum Decne. (1835)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Erodium bonacellii Pamp. (1928)
=*Monsonia heliotropioides subsp. garamantum Quézel
=Monsonia heliotropioides auct.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : shrublet, to 15(-35) cm tall, with woody rootstock. – May be 7-60 cm high; stem generally rather stout, simple or branched
Ecology : Deserts, in sandy wadis; 0-1300 m alt. N Africa – Egypt, Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Iran, Pakistan.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1888). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(1): 118 
  • Ill. Fl. Atlant. 2: 22, t.100 (1892).
  • Durand, E. & Baratte (1910). Florae Libycae Prodromus ou catalogue raisonné des plantes de Tripolitaine.
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 441 (1932). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 571 (1963).
  • MONOD, Th. (1974). Fruits et graines de Mauritanie I. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., Ser. 3, Bot. 273, Ecologie Générale 23: 29-115
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 63: 2
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 433 (1979).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 3: 261 (1986).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 82
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 11 (2000).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 251
  • 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: 267
  • 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

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
More info on :
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see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 10884
 
Record n°10884
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