African Plant Database


Myrtus nivellei Batt. & Trab.
Family : MYRTACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 58: 623- (1911)
Information on the genus : Myrtus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Myrtus nivellei Batt. & Trab. subsp. nivellei
 
Taxon infra-specific
Myrtus nivellei Batt. & Trab. subsp. nivellei
Myrtus nivellei subsp. tibesticus Quézel (1958)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 0,5-1,2 m tall, with much-intricated branches.
Ecology : Wadi beds on volcano; 1800-2000 m alt. (subsp. tibesticus Quézel) – Algeria: Hoggar, Tefedest, Tassili n’Ajjer (subsp. nivellei): sandy or rocky wadi beds, 860-2100 m alt.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BATTANDIER, J. A. & TRABUT, M. (1913). Atlas de la flore d'Algérie. Fasc. 3-4 3-4: ?
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 637 (1963).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1986). Flora of Libya. 122: 4
  • Med-Checklist 4: 243 (1989).

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 149076
 
Record n°149076
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