African Plant Database


Zygophyllum coccineum L.
Family : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 386 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Zygophyllum
 
 
Status
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Tetraena coccinea (L.) Beier & Thulin (- fide Pl. Syst. Evol. 240(1-4): 35 (2003).)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Tetraena coccinea (L.) Beier & Thulin (- fide Pl. Syst. Evol. 240(1-4): 35 (2003).)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tetraena coccinea (L.) Beier & Thulin (2003)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Zygophyllum coccineum var. berenicense Muschl.
=Zygophyllum berenicense (Muschl.) Hadidi (1978)
=*Zygophyllum berenicense Schweinf. (1887)
=Zygophyllum propinquum Decne. (1835)
=Zygophyllum desertorum Forssk. (1775)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 75 cm tall; leaflets ±10 mm long; capsule 10 mm long, 5 mm wide.
Ecology : Salt marshes, desert plains. Libya, Egypt; Palestine (Eilat).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 24 (2000).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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Record n°124550 modified 2007-03-15
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