African Plant Database

Juncus tenageia L. f. subsp. tenageia
Information on the genus : Juncus
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Juncus tenageia L. f. (1782)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb annual, 0,5-35 cm tall, one-stemmed or caespitose; basal leaves numerous, 0,2-10 cm x 0,1-0,8 mm, cauline leaves 0-3; inflorescence constituting less than 1/2 to 1/3 of plant height, of umbelloid loose to subdense erecto-patent sickle-shaped cymes; flowers single; capsule ± subglobose, 1,5-2 mm long; seeds 0,3-0,45 mm long.
Ecology : Wet ground along river; > 1200 m alt.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 1: 114 (1931).
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.
  • Fl. Afrique N. 4: 262 (1957).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie: catalogue synonymique commenté
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2014). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.3] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 3: 455
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