African Plant Database

Capsella rubella Reut.
Protologue : Compt.-Rend. Soc. Hallér. 18 (1853 [1854])
Information on the genus : Capsella
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Capsella bursa-pastoris subsp. rubella (Reut.) Hobk.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Capsella bursa-pastoris subsp. rubella (Reut.) Hobk.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Capsella bursa-pastoris subsp. rubella (Reut.) Hobk. (1869)
 Capsella bursa-pastoris var. rubella (Reut.) Batt.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Capsella bursa-pastoris subsp. occidentalis (Shull) Maire
=Bursa occidentalis Shull (1929)
=*Capsella bursa-pastoris var. mairei (Shull) Maire (1932)
=Bursa occidentalis subsp. mairei Shull (1937)
=Capsella bursa-pastoris var. concava Almq. (1907)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Differs from the first species in its pink or red buds.
Ecology : Waste places, cultivated land. S Europe, Mediterranean region.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 62-63 (1991).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 3: 76 (1986).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 1 1: 406
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 382
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°78046 modified 2008-07-02
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