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Zaleya pentandra (L.) C. Jeffrey
Protologue : Kew Bull. 14: 238 (1960)
Information on the genus : Zaleya
Basionym : Trianthema pentandra L.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Trianthema pentandra L. (1767)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Limeum keniense Suess.
=Trianthema pentandra var. hirtulum Batt. & Trab. (1913)
=Rocama prostrata Forssk. (1775)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading prostrate or rarely erect, slightly succulent perennial as erect annual.
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Ecology : Open places in woodland, bushland and grassland; also a weed of overgrazed and waste places, roadsides, cultivated ground; and on alkaline soils; 0-2000 m alt. S Algeria; Egypt, Arabia, Palestine; S. Africa; Madagascar; Réunion.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : annual (occ. perennial)-Herb- Ht 0.5 m. Alt: 30 - 1250 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, WC, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1978). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 4: 520
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • J. S. African Bot. 28: 252-253 (1962).
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 89
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 5 (1997).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 23 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • MONOD, Th. (1974). Fruits et graines de Mauritanie I. Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., Ser. 3, Bot. 273, Ecologie Générale 23: 29-115
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 26: 2
  • Med-Checklist 1: 45 (1984).
  • 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: 140
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 49 (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
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Record n°48001 modified 2008-06-06
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