African Plant Database

Frankenia chevalieri Maire
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 28: C.2211, 341 (1937) 
Information on the genus : Frankenia
Status for NA : accepted (endemic)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Frankenia thymifolia auct. (1990)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Suffruticose herb with erect or prostrate-erect or sprawlingerect stems; branches erect, crowded.
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Ecology : Desert coastal sand and rags; ± sea-level. Very near F. corymbosa var. laxa Maire F. corymbosa Desf. var. decipiens Maire & Wilczek Perennial herb, 10-30 cm high with erect stems, ramose upwards. Coastal cliffs and sand dunes; ± sea-level.
  Morocco; Egypt.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 88
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires rares, menacées ou endémiques du Maroc. Bocconea 8: 97 
  • 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: 333
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 241
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