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This species is accepted, and its native range is Algeria to Libya.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Mediterranean-Sahara regional transition zone; bushland and thicket, Mediterranean/Sahara regional transition zone; grassland.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

Native to:

Algeria, Libya, Tunisia

Genista microcephala Coss. & Durieu appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 1963 Bornmüller, J. [703], Algeria K000226990
Reboud, V. [222], Algeria K000226992
Cosson, E. [s.n.], Algeria K000226993
Pomel [s.n.], Algeria K000226994

First published in Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 4, 4: 248 (1855)

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.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Maire, R. (Quezel, P., Ed.) (1987). Flore de l'Afrique du Nord, Vol. 16. Dicots. Leguminosae, part.
  • Quezel, P. & Santa, S. (1962). Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie et des regions desertiq. merid. 1

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 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