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This species is accepted, and its native range is Mauritania to Syria and Arabian Peninsula.
Cistanche violacea

Native to:

Algeria, Chad, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Tunisia, Western Sahara

Cistanche violacea (Desf.) Hoffmanns. & Link appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dent, R.V. [24], Algeria 29047.139
Sandwith, N.Y., Libya 3927.000

First published in Fl. Portug. 1: 320 (1813)

Accepted by

  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (2002). Flora of Egypt 3: 1-373. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. 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. II. Leguminosae à Compositae Candollea 47: 397-481.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Moreno Moral, G., Sánchez Pedraja, Ó. & Piwowarczyk, R. (2018). Contributions to the knowledge of Cistanche (Orobanchaceae) in the Western Palearctic Phyton; Annales Rei Botanica 57: 19-36.
  • Thorogood, C. (2021). Personal communication on Orobanchaceae. 1 The University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Dobignard, A., Jacquemoud, F. & Jordan, D. (1992). Matériaux pour la conaissance floristique du Sahara occidental et l'Anti-Atlas méridional. II. Leguminosae à Compositae Candollea 47: 397-481.
  • Thorogood, C. (2021). Personal communication on Orobanchaceae. 1 The University of Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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

Kew Science Photographs
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