African Plant Database

Ruta graveolens L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 1: 383 (1753)
Information on the genus : Ruta
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Ruta montana (L.) L. (1765)
 Ruta graveolens var. montana L.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Ruta corsica auct.
=Ruta tenuifolia Desf. (1798)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Shrub, Dwarf shrub, Herb- Ht 0.7 - 1.5 m. Alt 50 - 950 m. Distribution: EC, MP, NC, WC

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Eur. 2: 227 (1968).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 89827
Record n°89827
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