Cynomorium coccineum L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 970 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Canary Islands (Lanzarote), Medit. to Mauritania and Mongolia. It is a holoparasitic geophyte and grows primarly in the subtropical biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Altay, Baleares, Canary Is., China North-Central, Corse, Egypt, Gulf States, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mauritania, Mongolia, Morocco, Palestine, Portugal, Qinghai, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Somalia, Spain, Tadzhikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Western Sahara, Xinjiang

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Dogignard, A. (2009). Contributions à la connaissance de la flore du Maroc et de l'Afrique du Nord. Nouvelle série. 2. La flore du Nord-Maroc. Journal de Botanique Société de Botanique de France 46-47: 1-136.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lebrun, J.-P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes de la Mauritanie et du Sahara Occidental. Boissiera 55: 1-322.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 13: 1-548. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Saudi Arabia 17004.000 No
Sandwith, N.Y., Libya 18450.000 No
Wickerson, S., Malta 29047.545 No
Jury, S.L. [15889], Morocco K001275015 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images