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Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik.
Family : BRASSICACEAE
Protologue : Comp. Fl. Atlant. 2: 259 (1887) 
Information on the genus : Capsella
Basionym : Thlaspi bursa-pastoris L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Thlaspi bursa-pastoris L. (1753)
 Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik. subsp. bursa-pastoris
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Bursa djurdjurae Shull (1929)
=Capsella bursa-pastoris var. djurdjurae (Shull) Maire & Weiller (1967)
=*Capsella bursa-pastoris var. macrocarpa Albert
 
Taxon infra-specific
Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medik. subsp. bursa-pastoris
Capsella bursa-pastoris subsp. rubella (Reut.) Hobk. (1869)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual to short-lived perennial herb (5-)15-70 cm tall.
Ecology : Cultivated ground, roadsides, etc.; 1600-2500 m alt. Ethiopia?; Djibouti. Cosmopolitan weed, probably native in Europe (and in NE Africa?).
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.25 - 0.6 m. Alt 50 - 2450 m. Distribution: LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, MP, NW, WC

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 98 (1970).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1888). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(1): 41  
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1914). Piantae Tripolitanae.
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 297 (1932).  
  • NÈGRE, R. (1961). Petite flore des régions arides du Maroc occidental. 1: 284
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 411 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 13: 179 (1967). 
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 222 (1979).
  • Med-Checklist 3: 76 (1986).
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 381
  • Fl. Iberica 4: 240 (1993) 
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • 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: 406
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 230 (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: 265

Bibliography other :
  • Pflanzen-Gattungen: 85 (1792)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 78044
 
Record n°78044
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