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Gymnocarpos decandrus Forssk.
Family : Illecebraceae
Family (APGIII) : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 65 (1775)
Information on the genus : Gymnocarpos
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Paronychia decandra (Forssk.) Rohweder & Urmi-König (1975)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Gymnocarpos fruticosus Pers. (1805)
=Gymnocarpos salsoloides Webb ex Christ (1888)
=Gymnocarpos decandrus f. salsoloides (Webb ex Christ) Chaudhri (1968)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet; taproot long, woody, 10-12 mm ; stem erect, to ± 45 (horizontal?) base, erect, straight, simple, terete, not nodose,
Ecology : Dry limestone hills; sandy places; up to ± 1500 m alt. Canary Isl., N Africa, Libya, Egypt; from Israel to SW Pakistan.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Atlant. 1: 203 (1798). 
  • VIVIANI (1824). Flora Libyca Spec.
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  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 214 (1932).  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 316 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 9: 36 (1963).
  • CHAUDHRI, M. N. (1968). A revision of the Paronychiinae. Meded. Bot. Mus. Herb. Rijks Univ. Utrecht 285: 53
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 37: 7
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 92 (1979).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 1: 206 (1984).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 88 (1999).
  • 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: 186
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 116
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
 
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