African Plant Database

Arenaria leptoclados (Rchb.) Guss.
Protologue : Fl. Sicul. Syn. 2: 824 (1845)
Information on the genus : Arenaria
Basionym : Arenaria serpyllifolia var. leptoclados Rchb.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Arenaria serpyllifolia subsp. leptoclados (Rchb.) Nyman (1878)
 Arenaria serpyllifolia var. leptoclados Rchb. (1842)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Arenaria leptoclados var. lindbergii Sennen & Mauricio (1951)
=Arenaria minutiflora Loscos (1877)
=Arenaria serpyllifolia var. minutiflora (Loscos) Pit. & Proust (1909)
=Arenaria serpyllifolia subsp. minutiflora (Loscos) H. Lindb. (1932)
=Arenaria serpyllifolia var. viscidula Rouy & Foucaud (1896)
=Arenaria serpyllifolia var. tenuior Koch (1831)
=Arenaria gorgonea J.A. Schmidt (1852)
=Arenaria leptoclados var. maroccana Sennen (1951)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or ascending glandular-hairy annual herb, sometimes 4-winged (at least when dry), leafy nearly from the base to the
Ecology : Open grassy places at fringe of dry evergreen forest; shaded sites; 1200-1800 m (-2300, Kenya: rare) alt. Egypt; Arabia to Afghanistan; Europe.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 273

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • KLOPPER R.R., CHATELAIN C,. & AL. (2006). Checklist Flowering Plants of Sub-Saharan Africa. Sabonet report 42

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 1: 167 (1984).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ED (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 1 1: 225 
  • Fl. Iberica 2: 220 (1990). 
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 203
  • BORGES P.A.V., C. ABREU & AL. (2008). A list of the terrestrial fungi, flora and fauna of Madeira and Selvagens archipelagos. Direcção Regional do Ambiente da Madeira and Universidade dos Açores : 186
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Record n°13188 modified 2007-04-16
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