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Taxon: Lygeum spartum Loefl. ex L.

 
Genus: Lygeum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Lygeeae
Nomen number: 22991
Place of publication: Gen. pl. ed. 5, 27. 1754
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Aug-1995
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 7 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • albardine  (Source: Pl Book) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber; fiber; fiber

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt (n.), Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Egypt [Sinai]

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Greece, [Crete] Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain (incl. Baleares)


References:

  1. Ali, S. I. & S. M. H. Jafri, eds. Flora of Libya. (F Libya)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  3. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  4. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  5. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  6. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

Check other web resources for Lygeum spartum Loefl. ex L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?22991. Accessed 16 November 2018.