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Astragalus akkensis Coss.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Ill. Fl. Atlant. 41, t.123 (1892)
Information on the genus : Astragalus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Astragalus akkensis Coss. subsp. akkensis
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Astragalus akkensis var. ceardii Maire (1923)
=Astragalus akkensis var. integrifolius Maire (1923)
=Astragalus akkensis var. intermedius Maire (1923)
=Astragalus akkensis var. pinoyi Maire (1929)
=*Astragalus akkensis subsp. uzzararum (Maire) Maire
=Astragalus akkensis var. uzzararum Maire (1929)
=Astragalus akkensis var. oranensis Barratte
 
Taxon infra-specific
Astragalus akkensis Coss. subsp. akkensis
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Caespitose, perennial herb, often multi-stemmed; stems 6-35 cm tall, erect, thick, woody at the base, with subpersistent petioles.
Ecology : Sandy wadis and regs; rather rare.
  Morocco, Algeria (to 1400-2100 m in the Hoggar), Libya (Willdenowia 9: 246, 1979).
  A member of the A. gombo aggr.; in need of revision.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Bull. Soc. Bot. France 22: 57 (1875).  
  • Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 20: C.677, 182 (1929) 
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 412 (1932).  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 551 (1962).
  • OTT, E. (1978). Revision der Sektion Chronopus Bunge der Gattung Astragalus L. Phanerog. Monogr. 9: 53
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 4: 47 (1989).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 147
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 187
  • 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: 79
 
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 128720
 
Record n°128720
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