1. Family: Zygophyllaceae R.Br.
    1. Genus: Zygophyllum L.
      1. Zygophyllum creticum (L.) Christenh. & Byng

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Medit. to Senegal.

    [FWTA]

    Zygophyllaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A variable desert plant sometimes forming meadows in hollow places.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Baleares, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Portugal, Selvagens, Senegal, Sicilia, Spain, Tunisia, Western Sahara

    Zygophyllum creticum (L.) Christenh. & Byng appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Rico, L. [1837], Tunisia Fagonia cretica K000296125

    First published in Global Fl. 4: 93 (2018)

    Accepted by

    • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
    • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
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