African Plant Database


Zygophyllum decumbens Delile
Family : ZYGOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat. 221. t. 27. f. 3 (1813)
Information on the genus : Zygophyllum
 
 
Status
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Tetraena decumbens (Delile) Beier & Thulin
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Tetraena decumbens (Delile) Beier & Thulin
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Tetraena decumbens (Delile) Beier & Thulin
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Zygophyllum decumbens Delile var. decumbens (1813)
 Tetraena decumbens (Delile) Beier & Thulin (2003)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Zygophyllum decumbens var. megalocarpum Hosni (1977)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Zygophyllum decumbens Delile var. decumbens (1813)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrublet with erect or decumbent branches.
Ecology : Semi-desert scrub; gypseous plains; sandy, rocky plains and mountains; coastal. S. Africa; Egypt; Arabia, Yemen, Socotra, Oman. Comprises 2 vars. – Var. megacarpum Hosny, excl. synonyms in Enum. I: 201, 1991.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 24 (2000).
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
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Record n°155706 modified 2007-03-15
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