African Plant Database

Dipterygium glaucum Decne.
Family : Capparaceae
Protologue : Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 2 4: 67 (1835) 
Information on the genus : Dipterygium
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 Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°13051 modified 2008-03-25
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