African Plant Database


Zygophyllum fontanesii Webb & Berthel.
Family : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries 3(2)1: 17 (1836) 
Information on the genus : Zygophyllum
 
 
Status
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Tetraena fontanesii (Webb & Berthel.) Beier & Thulin (- fide Pl. Syst. Evol. 240(1-4): 35 (2003).)
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Tetraena fontanesii (Webb & Berthel.) Beier & Thulin (- fide Pl. Syst. Evol. 240(1-4): 35 (2003).)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Tetraena fontanesii (Webb & Berthel.) Beier & Thulin (2003)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Zygophyllum webbianum Coss. (1855)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub ±30 cm tall with a woody rootstock.
Ecology : Coastal; sand; sandy-clayey soil; “sebkha” edges. Canary, Cape Verde and Salvages Isl.; Morocco.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 454 (1932).  
  • OZENDA, P. & P. QUÉZEL (1956). Les Zygophyllacées de l'Afrique du Nord et du Sahara. Trav. Inst. Rech. Sahar. 14: 71
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • 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
 
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Record n°124553 modified 2007-04-17
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