African Plant Database


Anastatica hierochuntica L.
Family : BRASSICACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 641 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Anastatica
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate woody annual herb 3-20 cm tall; the fruiting branches hydroscopic. The long tap root is well anchored in the soil, and the plant is not a tumble weed as generally reported.
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Ecology : Gravelly, stony, sandy or muddy soils in steppe and savanna of desert area, particularly in depressions where rainwater collects. N Africa, Palestine, Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Iran, Pakistan.

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

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Atlant. 2: 64 (1798). 
  • Comp. Fl. Atlant. 2: 276 (1887). 
  • Battandier, J.A & L.C. Trabut (1888). Flore de l'Algérie [Dicot] 1(1): 76  
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 307 (1932).  
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 408 (1962).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 13: 193 (1967). 
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 23: 119
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 3: 51 (1986).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 40
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 203 (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: 408
  • Bot. Macaron. 25: 116 (2004). 
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 68
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté

Bibliography other :
  • Linnaeus, C. (1763). Species Plantarum, Edition 2
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
  • LE FLOC’H, E., L. BOULOS & E. VÉLA (2010). Catalogue synonymique commenté de la Flore de Tunisie  
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 78103
 
Record n°78103 modified 2016-02-09
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