Spergularia flaccida (Madden) I.M.Turner

First published in Willdenowia 47: 214 (2017)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Macaronesia, N. Africa to Mauritania, Sicilia (Linosa) to NW. India and NE. Tropical Africa. It is an annual and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Canary Is., Egypt, Gulf States, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Western Sahara, Yemen

Recorded in error in:

Assam

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Chaudhri, M.N., Ratter, J.A. & Rechinger, K.H. (1980). Flora Iranica 144: 1-38. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Mao, A.A. & Dash, S.S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Chaudhri, M.N., Ratter, J.A. & Rechinger, K.H. (1980). Flora Iranica 144: 1-38. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Daoud, H.S. in Al-Rawi, A. (1985). Flora of Kuwait 1: 1-224. Alden Press Ltd., U.K.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Dobignard, A., Jacquemoud, F. & Jordan, D. (1992). Matériaux pour la conaissance floristique du Sahara occidental et l'Anti-Atlas méridional. I. Pteridophyta à Rosaceae. Candollea 47: 113-179.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmandson, J.R. (eds.) (2016). Flora of Iraq 5(1): 1-284. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295.
  • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
  • Mao, A.A. & Dash, S.S. (2020). Flowering Plants of India an Annotated Checklist (Dicotyledons) 1: 1-970. Botanical Survey of India.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 24, 1949 Bourgeau, E. [410] Spain Spergula fallax K000723280 Type Yes
Feb 24, 1949 H.J. [629] India Spergula fallax K000723326 Unknown Type Material Yes
Feb 24, 1949 Bourgeau, E. [410] Spain Spergula fallax K000723281 Type Yes
Jan 7, 1857 Stocks, J.E. [595] Pakistan Spergula fallax K000723329 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 7, 1857 Stocks, J.E. [595] Pakistan Spergula fallax K000723330 Unknown Type Material Yes
Thomson, T. [s.n.] India Spergula fallax K000723324 Unknown Type Material Yes
Griffith, W. [1629] Afghanistan Spergula fallax K000723332 Unknown Type Material Yes
Royle, J.F. [22/31] Pakistan Spergula fallax K000723325 Unknown Type Material Yes
Griffith, W. [1629] Afghanistan Spergula fallax K000723331 Type Yes
Jacquemont, V. [878] India Spergula fallax K000723322 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jacquemont, V. [879] Pakistan Spergula fallax K000723323 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] India Spergula fallax K000723328 Unknown Type Material Yes
Edgeworth, M.P. [1121] Pakistan Spergula fallax K000723327 Unknown Type Material Yes

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