African Plant Database

Scleranthus orientalis Rössler
Protologue : Phyton 7: 207 (1957)
Information on the genus : Scleranthus
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Scleranthus annuus L.
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Scleranthus annuus L. subsp. annuus
=Scleranthus annuus L. (1753)
=*Scleranthus hamatus Chiov. (1940)
=Scleranthus annuus var. micranthus Maire (1930)
=Scleranthus divaricatus Dumort. (1827)
=Scleranthus venustus Strobl
=Scleranthus comosus Dumort. (1827)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual, mostly tufted herb; stems 3-10 cm long.
Ecology : Cultivated ground; rocks; 300-3000 m alt. Russia (Caucasus); Syria, Iran.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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Record n°13176
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