African Plant Database


Tamarix aphylla (L.) H. Karst.
Family : TAMARICACEAE
Protologue : Deut. Fl. (Karsten) 641 (1882)
Information on the genus : Tamarix
Basionym : Thuja aphylla L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Thuja aphylla L. (1755)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Tamarix orientalis Forssk. (1775)
=Tamarix articulata Vahl (1791)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or shrub, to 4(-15) m high; smaller branchlets apparently articulated, spreading.
Ecology : Sandy soil and dunes; sebkha, canal and river banks, salty desert, fields; 200-400 m alt. (Kenya where collected only twice, last in 1955, in extreme NE). From Morocco to India.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology:perennial-Tree, Shrub- Ht up to 10 m. Distribution NAM

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

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 654 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 487 (1932).  
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  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1979). Flora of Libya. 66: 8
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 515 (1979).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice.
  • 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: 330
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 127 (2000).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 386
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More info on :
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 94954
 
Record n°94954 modified 2008-06-13
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