African Plant Database


Ruscus L.
Family : Ruscaceae
Family (APGIII) : ASPARAGACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 1041 (1753)
 
Species
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Platyruscus
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Four species figure in Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 6: 74-75, 1997: R. aculeatus L., R. hypoglossum L., R. hypophyllum L., and R. microglossus Bertol. (supposed to be a hybrid, R. hypoglossum L. x R. hypophyllum L.). They are cultivated as ornamentals. Cf. also J. Cullen & al., eds., The European Garden Flora, ed. 2, 1: 168-170, 2011.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 1: 135 (1931).
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 206 (1962).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1976). Flora of Libya.
  • Fl. Eur. 5: 73 (1980).
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] : 226 (1981).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 462
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du Nord. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques Ville de Genève. hors-série. 1: 388,390

Bibliography other :
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 8: 109 (2014)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 194530
 
Record n°194530 modified 2008-12-27
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