African Plant Database

Thymelaea antiatlantica Maire
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 13: C.1561, 273 (1933 [1934])  
Information on the genus : Thymelaea
Status for NA : accepted (endemic)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Thymelaea linifolia Andr. (1938)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suffrutescent dioecious perennial plant 50-60 cm tall, with stems branched at base.
Ecology : Stony desert; dry mountain pastures; wadi banks; 400-500 m alt. (Mauritania); to 1500 m in Morocco. The only apparently Saharo-Sindian species of sect.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 21: reimpr. p. 2 (1933).
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 3: 901 (1934). 
  • PELTIER, J. P. (1977). La végétation du massif du Kerdous (Anti-Atlas occidental). Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 2: 5-32
  • TAN, K. (1980). Studies in the Thymelaeaceae II: a revision of the genus Thymelaea. Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 38(2): 189-246
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 387
  • 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: 193

Bibliography other :
  • Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 27: 270, pl. 13 (1936)  
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see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°121575 modified 2007-01-25
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