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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Canary Islands, Medit. to Pakistan, Sahara & Sahel to Arabian Peninsula.
Atractylis carduus

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, spiny, dentate to pinnatisect
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula solitary or in corymbs, homogamous or heterogamous, discoid or ligulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Phyllaries
Phyllaries in 2 unequal series, the outer leaf-like
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes oblong-obconical, with long hairs; pappus of plumose bristles.
Distribution
About 27 species around the Mediterranean, on the Canary Is., and in south-western Asia.

Native to:

Algeria, Baleares, Canary Is., Chad, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, Western Sahara, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Atractylis L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 829 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —Benth. & Hook. f. Gen. Pl. 2: 465.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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