African Plant Database


Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh.
Family : BRASSICACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Sachsen 538 (1842)
Information on the genus : Arabidopsis
Basionym : Arabis thaliana L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Arabis thaliana L. (1753)
 Sisymbrium thalianum (L.) J. Gay (1826)
 Stenophragma thaliana (L.) Celak. (1875)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Cardamine pusilla Hochst. ex A. Rich. (1847)
=Arabidopsis thaliana var. pusilla (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) O. E. Schulz (1924)
=Sisymbrium pumilio Oliv. (1868)
=Arabidopsis thaliana var. apetala O. E. Schulz (1924)
=Arabidopsis thaliana var. brachycarpa Andrz. (1939)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb c. 10 cm tall.
Ecology : Upland bushland and moor (mainly ericaceous and alpine belts), on open soil; 1750-4250 m alt. N Africa, Macaronesia; Europe (to 60° N), much of Asia – introduced elsewhere.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : Growthform Herb Ht 0.02 - 0.3 m. Alt 450 - 1850 m. Distribution: NC, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 117 (1970).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 299 (1932).  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 14: 145 (1977). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 23: 189
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 249 (1979).
  • Med-Checklist 3: 51 (1986).
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 322
  • Fl. Iberica 4: 40 (1993). 
  • 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: 439
  • 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: 248
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 69
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 189 (2008).

Bibliography other :
  • LE FLOC’H, E., L. BOULOS & E. VÉLA (2010). Catalogue synonymique commenté de la Flore de Tunisie  
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 78083
 
Record n°78083 modified 2007-04-19
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