Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.

Alhagi graecorum Boiss.

This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Greece to Arabian Peninsula and N. Africa.

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Sahara regional transition zone: desert.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Camelthorn, Manna Tree, Persian Manna Plant

[ILDIS]
Use
Food and Drink, Forage, Medicine

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Niger, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Sudan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Yemen

Introduced into:

California, Mexico Northwest, Texas

Alhagi graecorum Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Heldreich, T.H.H. von [s.n.], Greece K000262768 Unknown type material Yes
Heldriech, T.H.H.von [s.n.], Greece K000262769 Unknown type material Yes

First published in Diagn. Pl. Orient. 9: 114 (1849)

Accepted by

  • von Raab-Straube, E. (ed.) (2005-continuously updated). The Euro+Med PlantBase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/query.asp.

Not accepted by

  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Alhagi maurorum subsp. graecorum.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Alhagi maurorum subsp. graecorum.]

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.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman. volume 2. Crassulaceae - Apiaceae Scripta Botanica Belgica 36: 1-220.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M. & Long, G. (eds.) (1989). Med-checklist 4: 1-458. Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Quezel, P. & Santa, S. (1962). Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie et des regions desertiq. merid. 1
  • Townsend, C. C. & Guest, E. (1974). Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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

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