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Umbilicus horizontalis (Guss.) DC.
Family : CRASSULACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 3: 400 (1828) 
Information on the genus : Umbilicus
Basionym : Cotyledon horizontalis Guss.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cotyledon horizontalis Guss. (1826)
 Cotyledon umbilicus-veneris subsp. horizontalis (Guss.) Batt. (1889)
 Cotyledon umbilicus-veneris var. horizontalis (Guss.) Lowe
 Cotyledon umbilicus-veneris var. horizontalis (Guss.) Menezes (1914)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Umbilicus maroccanus Gand. (1907)
=Cotyledon umbilicus-veneris var. amphitropa Batt. (1881)
=Cotyledon umbilicus-veneris var. suberecta Maire (1934)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial with a subglobose rootstock; raceme erect, to > 30 cm with thick woody stembase and root.
Ecology : Evergreen bushland, in holes of limestone rocks; 1350 m alt. Mediterranean Region; Socotra, SW Asia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Gallo, L. (2015). Past presence of Sedum rubens and Umbilicus horizontalis (Crassulaceae) in the flora of Eritrea. Webbia 69(2): 291 

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1981). Flora of Libya. 87: 9
  • Med-Checklist 3: 33 (1986).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 2 Ketres 2: 7 
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 352
  • 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: 461
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 242 (1999).
  • 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. I. 1: 282
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 169
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
 
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 56573
 
Record n°56573
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