African Plant Database


Calligonum polygonoides subsp. comosum (L'Hér.) Soskov
Family : POLYGONACEAE
Protologue : Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 12: 153 (1975)
Information on the genus : Calligonum
Basionym : Calligonum comosum L'Hér.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Calligonum comosum L'Hér. (1791)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Very ramose erect or ascending shrub, to 1,7 m high; branches woody); stems to 22 cm long.
Ecology : Moving sand dunes (excellent desert sand-binder). Sahara; Turkey; Arabia, Syria, Palestine, Irak, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 4: 352 (1989).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires rares, menacées ou endémiques du Maroc. Bocconea 8: 148 
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 22 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 265
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 318
  • 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 chg
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 116116
 
Record n°116116 modified 2006-11-23
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