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This species is accepted, and its native range is Medit. to China (NW. Yunnan).

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Erect slender annual up to 12 cm high, glabrous, often reddish
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, linear-lanceolate, 3–7 x 0.5–2 mm, ending in a whitish bristle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers 3–5-merous, on crowded leafy axillary shoots; pedicels up to 4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals lanceolate, up to 1.5 mm long, ending in a bristle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals lanceolate, c. 0.8 mm long, acuminate, white to reddish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 2 per carpel, c. 0.4 mm long, ribbed.
Note
Subsp. alata, with 3–4-merous flowers, occurs in the Mediterranean region and eastwards to NE India and southwards to Sudan.

Native to:

Algeria, Baleares, China South-Central, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Gulf States, India, Iran, Iraq, Kriti, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Spain, Sudan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Western Sahara

Introduced into:

South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Crassula alata (Viv.) A.Berger appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1999 Cheek, M. [3731], Cameroon K000337892
Jan 1, 1993 Thomas, D.W. [9419], Cameroon K000437044
Jan 1, 1993 Cheek, M. [3671], Cameroon K000436655
Jan 1, 1981 Mart, M. [s.n.], Egypt K000493002
Morton, J.K. [788], Cameroon K000050012
Mann, G. [1991], Cameroon K000050011
Collenette, J.S. [8504], Saudi Arabia 58354.000

First published in H.G.A.Engler, Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 2, 18a: 389 (1930)

Accepted by

  • von Raab-Straube, E. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2020). Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 12 Willdenowia 50: 305-341.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 1-449. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Mateos, M.A. & Valdés, B. (2009). Catálogo de la flora vascular del Rif occidental calizo (N de Marruecos). I Selaginellaceae - Rosaceae Lagascalia 29: 105-257.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Jalas, J., Suominen, J., Lampinen, R. & Kurtto, A.(eds.) (1999). Atlas Florae Europaeae. Distribution of vascular plants in Europe 12: 1-250.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.
  • Jansson, C.A. & Rechinger, K.H. (1970). Flora Iranica 72: 1-32. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • von Raab-Straube, E. & Raus, T. (eds.) (2020). Euro+Med-Checklist Notulae, 12 Willdenowia 50: 305-341.
  • Authier, P. & Covillot, J. (2011). Catalogue actualisé des plantes de l'île de Rhodes (Grèce) Saussurea; Travaux de la Société Botanique de Genève 41: 131-170.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • 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.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

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