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Descurainia sophia (L.) Webb ex Prantl
Family : BRASSICACEAE
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(2): 192 (1891)
Information on the genus : Descurainia
Basionym : Sisymbrium sophia L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Sisymbrium sophia L. (1753)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Sisymbrium tripinnatum DC. (1821)
=Sisymbrium sophia var. densiflorum Lange
=Descurainia sophia var. densiflora (Lange) Sauvage & Vindt
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.1 - 1 m. Alt 800 - 1700 m. Distribution: EC, GA, NC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 118 (1970).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 299 (1932).  
  • Fl. Afrique N. 14: 151 (1977). 
  • Med-Checklist 3: 91 (1986).
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 1 1: 380 
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 321
  • Fl. Iberica 4: 34 (1993). 
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 187 (1999).
  • 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: 440
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 77
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 78100
 
Record n°78100
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