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Lotononis platycarpa (Viv.) Pic. Serm.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Webbia 7: 331 (1950)
Information on the genus : Lotononis
Basionym : Lotus platycarpos Viv.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Leobordea platycarpa (Viv.) B.-E. van Wyk & Boatwr.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Leobordea platycarpa (Viv.) B.-E. van Wyk & Boatwr.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Leobordea platycarpa (Viv.) B.-E. van Wyk & Boatwr.
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Amphinomia platycarpa (Viv.) Cufod. (1969)
 Lotus platycarpos Viv. (1830)
 Leobordea platycarpa (Viv.) B.-E. van Wyk & Boatwr. (2011)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Amphinomia dinteri (Schinz) A. Schreib.
=Lotononis dinteri Schinz (1907)
=Leobordea lotoidea Delile (1830)
=Lotononis lotoidea (Delile) Batt. (1889)
=Amphinomia lotoidea (Delile) Maire (1987)
=Leobordea abyssinica Hochst. ex A. Rich.
=Lotononis platycarpa var. abyssinica (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Pic. Serm.
=Lotononis abyssinica (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Kotschy
=Lotononis clandestina (E. Mey.) Benth.
=Capnitis clandestina E. Mey.
=Lotononis clandestina var. steingroeveriana Schinz
=Lotononis steingroeveriana (Schinz) Dummer
=Amphinomia steingroeveriana (Schinz) A. Schreib. (1957)
=Lotononis porrecta (E. Mey.) Benth.
=Capnitis porrecta E. Mey. (1835)
=Lotus dichotomus Delile ex Walp. (1843)
=*Lotononis dichotoma (Delile) Boiss. (1872)
=Lotononis persica (Jaub. & Spach) Boiss.
=Leobordea persica Jaub. & Spach (1843)
=Lotononis sphaerocarpa Boiss.
=Lotononis carinalis Harv. (1862)
=*Lotononis leobordea Benth. (1843)
=*Amphinomia dichotoma (Delile ex Walp.) Font Quer & Rothm. (1938)
=Amphinomia riouxii Quézel (1959)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb with prostrate, radiating branches from a very short stem, 1,5-50 cm long, pilose; seeds orange.
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Ecology : Dry rocky places; dried up river beds in semi-desert grassland; also a weed of cultivated ground; scree with small sandstone blocks intermixed with some sand; beach of dry mud on sandstone; thin, muddy-sandy pellicle; ...; 0-600-2300 m alt.
  S. Africa; Cape Verde Isl.; Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Egypt; Arabia, Syria, Palestine, Pakistan.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1976). Flora of Libya. Al Faateh University. Tripoli. [p.11]
  • GREUTER, W., M. BURDET & G.LONG (1989). MED-CHECKLIST. [vol. 4] Conservatoire & Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève. [p.127]
  • VAN WYK, B. E. (1991). A synopsis of the genus Lotononis (Fabaceae: Crotalarieae). Contr. Bolus Herb. 14: [151]
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: [137]
  • BOULOS, L. (1999). FLORA OF EGYPT. [vol. 1] Al Harara Publishing. Cairo. [p.257]
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: [209]
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Record n°68978 modified 2007-04-19
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