African Plant Database


Zygophyllum album L. f.
Family : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl., ed. 2 552 (1762)
Information on the genus : Zygophyllum
 
 
Status
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Tetraena alba (L. f.) Beier & Thulin (- fide Fl. Somalia 3: 565 (2006).)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Tetraena alba (L. f.) Beier & Thulin (- fide Fl. Somalia 3: 565 (2006).)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Zygophyllum album L. f. subsp. album
 Tetraena alba (L. f.) Beier & Thulin (2003)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Zygophyllum amblyocarpum Baker (1895)
=Zygophyllum album var. amblyocarpum (Baker ex Oliv.) Hadidi (1978)
=Zygophyllum proliferum Forssk. (1775)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Zygophyllum album L. f. subsp. album
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Hoary subshrub or shrub to ±50 cm tall, erect or spreading, ramose, irregularly branched.
Ecology : Coastal plains, rocky places; sometimes on gypsum; to 900 m alt. N Africa, Libya, Egypt; S. Africa, Namibia; NE Spain; S Arabia, Socotra.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: (1991).
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 164 (1997).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 682 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1888). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(1): 179  
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1931). Prodromo della Flora Cirenaica.  
  • OZENDA, P. & P. QUÉZEL (1956). Les Zygophyllacées de l'Afrique du Nord et du Sahara. Trav. Inst. Rech. Sahar. 14: 68
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 588 (1963).
  • Fl. Eur. 2: 205 (1968).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 38: 48
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 455 (1979).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 23 (2000).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 400
  • 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: 262
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
 
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