African Plant Database


Trianthema triquetra Willd. ex Spreng. in Rottler
Family : AIZOACEAE
Protologue : Syst. Veg. (ed. 16) [Sprengel] 381 (1825) 
Information on the genus : Trianthema
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Trianthema triquetra Willd. ex Spreng. in Rottler subsp. triquetra
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Trianthema triquetra var. oblongifolia Gamble
=Trianthema salsoloides auct.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Trianthema triquetra Willd. ex Spreng. in Rottler subsp. triquetra
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Fleschy-stemmed procumbent read annual herb.
Ecology : Open habitats in grassland, bushland and woodland; maritime and inland saline sands and silts; disturbed places; alluvial flats; 0-1100 m alt. S. Africa, Namibia; Arabia, India, Malaysia, Australia.
  The delimitation and occurrence of this species require thorough studies, and it is “impossible to name material with certainty” (Hartmann: 50, 2004).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 1: 44 (1984).
  • BIROUK A., LEWALLE J. & M. TAZI (1991). Le patrimoine végétal des Provinces sahariennes du Maroc.
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 48 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 26

Bibliography other :
  • Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin Neue Schriften 4: 181 (1803).
  • Pl. Ecol. Evol. 144(2): 210 (2011).
 
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