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Seetzenia lanata (Willd.) Bullock
Protologue : Kew Bull. 19: 204 (1965)
Information on the genus : Seetzenia
Basionym : Zygophyllum lanatum Willd.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Seetzenia africana R. Br. (1826)
 Zygophyllum lanatum Willd.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Seetzenia orientalis Decne. (1835)
=Zygophyllum prostratum Thunb. (1800)
=Seetzenia prostrata (Thunb.) Eckl. & Zeyh. (1835)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : (Annual or) perennial herb, much-branched, woody at base with jointed, brittle prostrate branches 15-35 cm long.
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Ecology : Open plains or semi-desert scrub, in sand or along seasonal streams; sandy “reg”; sandy hollow in “hamada”; dunes; sand between stones; stony plateau; siliceous-clayey hollow on plateau; 190 m (and less?)-1000(?) m alt.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial -Herb - Length up to 0.3 m. Alt: 260 - 1000 m. Distribution: NC

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • PEYRE DE FABRÈGUES B. & J. P. LEBRUN (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort : 134
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 160
  • CÉSAR J. & C. CHATELAIN (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména : 408

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • SMITH G.F. , E.J. VAN JAARSVELD & AL. (1997). List of Southern African Succulent Plants. Umdaus Press : 164

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ED.) (1977). Flora of Libya. 38: 9
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 22 (2000).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 399
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUA (2007). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.2] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 2: 263

Bibliography other :
  • SAHKI, A. & R.SAHKI (2004). Le Hoggar, promenade botanique : 258
 
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