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Asphodelus tenuifolius Cav.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Family (APGIII) : XANTHORRHOEACEAE
Protologue : Anales Ci. Nat. 3: 46 (1801)
Information on the genus : Asphodelus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Asphodelus fistulosus subsp. tenuifolius (Cav.) Batt.
 Verinea tenuifolius (Cav.) Pomel (1860)
 Asphodelus fistulosus var. tenuifolius (Cav.) Baker (1876)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Asphodelus maroccanus Gand. (1908)
=Asphodelus fistulosus auct. Libye non L.
=Asphodelus tenuifolius var. micranthus Boiss. (1884)
=Asphodelus serrulatifolius Sennen
=Asphodelus serrulatus Sennen & Mauricio
=Asphodelus micranthus Coss. & Kralik
=Asphodelus bornmuelleri Gand.
=Asphodelus canariensis C. Sm. & Buch
=Asphodelus microcarpus Rchb.
=Asphodelus clavatus Roxb.
=Anthericum annuum Pourr. ex Willk. & Lange
=Veltheimia pumila (Aiton) Willd.
=Ornithogalum flavum Forssk.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb 15-50 cm tall; roots fibrous; leaves 6-30x0,2-0,3 cm, semiteret, not sticky
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Ecology : Dayas and sandy regs; sandy plains and wadis; sandy places in galbs and kedias; clayey graras; often in large stands; with Brocchia cinerea in graras and slightly choked-up places in hamadas; grassy patches in evergreen bushland; to 2000 m alt
  Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, Greece, Cyprus; Atlantic Islands; N Africa from Morocco to Egypt; Palestine, Lebanon, Gulf States, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Socotra, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, India. Probably introduced in Mauritius and Rodrigues Isl.,

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 1: 118 (1931). 
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1931). Prodromo della Flora Cirenaica.  
  • CUÉNOD, A. (1954). Flore analytique et synoptique de la Tunisie. Office de l'Expérimentation et de la Vulgarisation Agricoles.  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 5: 39 (1958). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 194 (1962).
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  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • Boissiera 52: 153 (1996).
  • VALDÉS, B., REJDALI, M., ACHHAL EL KADMIRI, JURY, J. L. & J. M. MONTSERRAT (2002). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. II 2: 875
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 4: 36 (2005).
  • 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: 146
  • 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: 397

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
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Map
carte afrique num 39547
 
Record n°39547 modified 2008-04-16
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