Taxonomic notes and distribution of taxa of Orobanche gr. minor (Orobanchaceae) from Tunisia

Gianniantonio Domina, Ridha El Mokni, Mohamed Hédi El Aouni, Houcine Sebei

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New records for the flora of Tunisia and, in part, for North Africa of taxa of Orobanche sect. Orobanchesubsect. Minores (Beck) Teryokhin, are reported. These records come from field research carried out between 2010 and2014 in the Kroumiria region in northwestern Tunisia and herbarium studies. Infraspecific taxa and chorological dataabout the identified taxa (Orobanche amethystea Thuill., Orobanche canescens C. Presl, Orobanche hederae Duby,Orobanche litorea Guss., Orobanche minor Sm. and Orobanche pubescens d’Urv.) are reported. Literature data on hostand distribution are also revised. Orobanche litorea is new to North Africa, and O. canescens has been confirmed forNorth Africa more than 100 years after the only known collection. Orobanche hederae and O. pubescens are new toTunisia.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)5-10
Numero di pagine6
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015


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