African Plant Database


Aethionema saxatile (L.) R. Br.
Family : BRASSICACEAE
Protologue : Hortus Kew., ed. 2 4: 80 (1812)
Information on the genus : Aethionema
Basionym : Thlaspi saxatile L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Thlaspi saxatile L. (1753)
 Aethionema saxatile (L.) R. Br. subsp. saxatile
 Turritis saxatile L.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Aethionema saxatile var. anodontonema Maire (1946)
=Aethionema saxatile var. odontonema Maire (1967)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Aethionema saxatile subsp. latifolium H. Lindb. (1932)
Aethionema saxatile (L.) R. Br. subsp. saxatile
Aethionema saxatile subsp. ovalifolium (DC.) Nyman (1878)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb; base somewhat woody; flowering shoots 10-35 cm tall.
Ecology : “Alte valli” (only known from one collection in Ethiopia). – Wild? Algeria; S & SC Europe, from NE Spain eastwards to Albania and westernmost Bulgaria, Romania, Greece; Sardinia, Italy.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1888). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(1): 45  
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 272 (1932).  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 413 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 13: 154 (1967). 
  • ANDERSSON, I. A., A. CARLSTRÖM, R. FRANZÉN, TH. KARLÉN & H. NYBOM (1983). A revision of the Aethionema saxatile complex (Brassicaceae). Willdenowia 13: 3-42
  • Med-Checklist 3: 36 (1986).
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 389
  • Fl. Iberica 4: 265 (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: 404

Bibliography other :
  • Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 67 (2005)
 
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 Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 78102
 
Record n°78102
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