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Pancratium trianthum Herb.
Family : AMARYLLIDACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Nat. Hist., Ser. 1 4: 28 (1840)
Information on the genus : Pancratium
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Pancratium saharae Coss. ex Batt. & Trab. (1896)
 Pancratium trianthum var. saharae (Coss. ex Batt. & Trab.) Maire (1937)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Pancratium saharae var. chatinianum Batt. (1892)
=Pancratium trianthum var. chatinianum (Batt.) Maire & Weiller (1960)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Herb with bulb to 4 cm Ø; leaves glabrous
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Ecology : Hardpan, among rocks and in seasonally marshy sites in savannas; occurring in large numbers; thin sandy soils on lateritic concretions; sandy regs; dunes; cultivated sandy grounds; often indicating degradation or overgrazing
  Flowers opening at dusk, fading by the following morning (Burkill, l.c.).
  Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 4: 962 (1941). 
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 6: 39 (1960). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 215 (1962).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 2: 380
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
  • Ibn Tattou, M. & M. Fennane (2009). Flore vasculaire du Maroc, inventaire et chorologie [2]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 39: 139
  • 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: 414

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
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Map
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Record n°16126 modified 2008-06-13
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