African Plant Database


Dipterygium glaucum Decne.
Family : Capparaceae
Family (APGIII) : CLEOMACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 4: 67 (1835)
Information on the genus : Dipterygium
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Isatis spartioides Edgew. ex Hook. f. & Thomson (1861)
=Dipterygium scabrum Decne. ex Boiss.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial plant with a woody base, to 60 cm; stems slender, ± 'sparsely branched.
Ecology : Semi-desert areas on deep sand, often along wadis, or on dunes. Egypt; Arabia, Socotra, eastwards to Pakistan.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 1: 156 (1984).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 176 (1999).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 13051
 
Record n°13051 modified 2008-03-25
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