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Telephium sphaerospermum Boiss.
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Diagn. Pl. Orient., Ser. 1 10: 12 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Telephium
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Telephium sphaerospermum var. boissieri Maire & Weiller
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or perennial herb with numerous prostrate slender branches to 40 cm tall; stems thin, wiry, dark red.
Ecology : Stony limestone slopes or along seasonal streams; ± 900-1250 m alt. Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt; Arabia, Palestine.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1931). Prodromo della Flora Cirenaica.  
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 212 (1932).  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 320 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 9: 128 (1963). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 59: 8
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 105 (1979).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 1: 288 (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: 201
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 44 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 138
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
 
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Map
carte afrique num 134842
 
Record n°134842
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