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Polycarpaea repens (Forssk.) Asch. & Schweinf.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Oesterr. Bot. Z. 39: 126 (1889)
Information on the genus : Polycarpaea
Basionym : Corrigiola repens Forssk.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Corrigiola repens Forssk. (1775)
 Polycarpaea repens (Forssk.) Asch. & Schweinf. subsp. repens (1889)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Polycarpaea fragilis Delile (1813)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Polycarpaea repens (Forssk.) Asch. & Schweinf. subsp. repens (1889)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with numerous prostrate to ascending, branched, but usually less than 15 cm, stems often trailing and rooting
Ecology : Sand. N Africa; Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Iraq.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 983 (1941). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 321 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 9: 78 (1963).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 59: 27
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 100 (1979).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 1: 241 (1984).
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 195
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 81 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 124
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
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