African Plant Database


Caylusea hexagyna (Forssk.) M. L. Green
Family : RESEDACEAE
Protologue : Internat. Bot. Congr. Cambr. 1930: Nomencl. Proposals Brit. Botanists, 102,No. 3122 (1929)
Information on the genus : Caylusea
Basionym : Reseda hexagyna Forssk.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Reseda hexagyna Forssk. (1775)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Caylusea canescens A. St.-Hil. (1837)
=Caylusea canescens var. glabrescens Müll. Arg. (1857)
=Caylusea hexagyna var. glabrescens (Müll. Arg.) Maire (1941)
=Caylusea hexagyna var. glabra Maire (1935)
=Caylusea hexagyna var. papillosa Maire (1935)
=Caylusea canescens var. rigida Müll. Arg. (1857)
=Caylusea hexagyna var. rigida (Müll. Arg.) Maire (1941)
=*Reseda canescens L. (1767)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or perennial herb, (5-)30-40(-80) cm tall; taproot woody
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Ecology : Desert plant; under certain conditions (silt) can become abundant, otherwise a scattered species; moderate weed, never being aggressive or noxious; moves rather freely into various formations; 0-2100 m alt.
  N Africa, Lybia, Egypt; Middle East; Cape Verde Isl.; Crete.

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 :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 3: 888 (1934).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 14: 229 (1977).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 34: 2
  • Belmontia, N.S. 8: 41 (1978).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 4: 445 (1989).
  • 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: 49
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 237 (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: 446
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 335

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique
 
More info on :
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Teline: Biodiversité végétale du sud-ouest marocain
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 83325
 
Record n°83325 modified 2007-04-16
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