African Plant Database

Potentilla supina L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 497 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Potentilla
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Potentilla supina var. paradoxa auct. sensu Maire
=*Potentilla supina var. nicollettii (E. Sheld.) Maire
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual (or short-lived) perennial herb with flowering stems 10-35 cm tall; stems decumbent or ascending, much branched from the base.
Ecology : Moist habitats in desert, semi-desert and savanna (fodder plant); (Nile and canal banks in Egypt).
  S. Africa and Namibia (considered indigenous, syn.: P. gariepensis E. Mey. ex Harv.); N Africa to Egypt; C and S Europe, W Asia to China; SW Australia (introduced).

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 :
  • Bonnet, E. & Barratte, J. F.G. (1896). Exploration Scientifique de la Tunisie. Catalogue Raisonne des Plantes Vasculaires de la Tunisie.   
  • Battandier, J.A. & L.C. Trabut (1902). Flore Analytique et Synoptique de l'Algerie et de la Tunisie   
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 337 (1932).  
  • Fl. Eur. 2: 42 (1968).
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 277 (1979).
  • Fl. Afrique N. 15: 185 (1980). 
  • Fl. Iberica 6: 111 (1998). 
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires rares, menacées ou endémiques du Maroc. Bocconea 8: 157 
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 246 (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: 488
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 344
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
  • LE FLOC’H, E., L. BOULOS & E. VÉLA (2010). Catalogue synonymique commenté de la Flore de Tunisie  

Bibliography other :
  • MAIRE, R. (1926). Contributions à l'Étude de la flore de l'Afrique du Nord. Fascicule 11 Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 15: 31   
  • Terre & Vie 71(3): 266 (2016)
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Record n°83896 modified 2016-08-02
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