African Plant Database


Frankenia ericifolia C. Sm. ex DC.
Family : FRANKENIACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 1: 350 (1824)
Information on the genus : Frankenia
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Frankenia ericifolia C. Sm. ex DC. subsp. ericifolia
 Frankenia ericifolia C. Sm. ex DC. var. ericifolia
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Frankenia ericifolia var. microphylla Webb & Berthel. (1838)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Frankenia ericifolia C. Sm. ex DC. subsp. ericifolia
Frankenia ericifolia C. Sm. ex DC. var. ericifolia
Frankenia ericifolia subsp. montana Brochmann, Lobin & Sunding (1996)
Frankenia ericifolia subsp. caboverdeana Brochmann, Lobin & Sunding (1996)
Frankenia ericifolia subsp. latifolia (Webb & Berthel.) Brochmann (1996)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Procumbent subshrub; stem lignified only in lower part, variously branched.
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Ecology : Intermediates between subspp. exist in Cape Verde Isl. Reported from Mauritania by Chevalier, Rev. Bot. Appl. Agric. Trop. 15: 940, 1935; not in Chevalier, Fl. viv. A.O.F.: 342, 1938; reported in Nord. J. Bot. 15: 620, 1995 without specimen cited.
  doubtful in Mauritania. Cape Verde Isl., Canary Isl.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Hist. Nat. Iles Canaries (Phytogr.). 3,2(1): 132 (1838).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • List. Esp. Sylv. Canarias : 118 (2004).
 
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