African Plant Database

Fagonia kassasii Hadidi
Protologue : Candollea 21: 23 (1966)
Information on the genus : Fagonia
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Fagonia bruguieri DC.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Fagonia bruguieri DC.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Fagonia bruguieri DC. var. bruguieri
=Fagonia bruguieri DC. (1824)
=Fagonia echinella Boiss. (1849)
=Fagonia myriacantha Boiss. (1849)
=Fagonia bruguieri var. myriacantha (Boiss.) Maire (1929)
=Fagonia bruguieri var. purpurescens Maire (1929)
=Fagonia schimperi C. Presl (1845)
=Fagonia bruguieri subsp. haplotricha Hadidi (1972)
=Fagonia haplotricha (Hadidi) Hadidi & El Garf (1995)
=Fagonia oliveri var. glandulosa Hadidi (1972)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spiny annual herb with somewhat woody, erect or procumbent branches.
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Ecology : Coastal hills and mountains. Egypt.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BEIER B.-A. (2005). A revision of the desert shrub Fagonia (Zygophyllaceae). Systematics & Biodiversity 3(3): 221-263
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Record n°124369 modified 2008-04-10
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