African Plant Database


Cornulaca monacantha Delile
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Family (APGIII) : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat. 206 (1813)
Information on the genus : Cornulaca
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cornulaca monacantha var. diacantha Maire
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub to 80 cm high; stems woody, richly branched, usually stems woody, often covered by persistent stipules, < 5 cm high.
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Ecology : Variable habitats, highly tolerant to extreme conditions of drought and heat;The true Saharo- Sindian species. Sandy and gravelly plains, dunes and wadis. N Africa, Libya, Egypt; Socotra; Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan.

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 :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1890). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(4): 767  
  • Bonnet, E. & Barratte, J. F.G. (1896). Exploration Scientifique de la Tunisie. Catalogue Raisonne des Plantes Vasculaires de la Tunisie.   
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1931). Prodromo della Flora Cirenaica.  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 8: 182 (1962). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 298 (1962).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 58: 102
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 71 (1979).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 1: 301 (1984).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 72
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires rares, menacées ou endémiques du Maroc. Bocconea 8: 73 
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 127 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 167
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 144
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
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Map
carte afrique num 26747
 
Record n°26747
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