African Plant Database


Astragalus mareoticus Delile
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat. 257. t. 39. f. 3, t.39 (1813)
Information on the genus : Astragalus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Astragalus mareoticus var. handiensis Bolle (1891)
=Astragalus mareoticus subsp. handiensis (Bolle) Podlech (1980)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb branched from the base, with white and also black hairs; stem 10-35 cm tall, prostrate to ascending.
Ecology : Sandy and muddy soils; garden (in desert, semi-desert and steppe area).
  Canary Isl. (Fuerteventura); Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt; Arabia.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1889). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(2): 259  
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 411 (1932).  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 550 (1962).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 4: 54 (1989).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • PODLECH, D. (1994). Revision der altweltlichen anuellen Arten der Gattung Astragalus L. (Leguminosae) Sendtnera 2: 80
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 327 (1999).
  • List. Esp. Sylv. Canarias : 108 (2004).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 191
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2007). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.2] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 2: 86

Bibliography other :
  • Tax. Rev. Astragalus Old World 1: 61 (2013).
 
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 63367
 
Record n°63367 modified 2008-09-09
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