Taxon: Thymelaea passerina (L.) Coss. & Germ.

Genus: Thymelaea
Family: Thymelaeaceae
Nomen number: 416510
Place of publication: Syn. anal. fl. Paris ed. 2:360. 1859
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide,)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco ; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait
    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Georgia ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China Xinjiang
    • Middle Asia: Turkmenistan ; Uzbekistan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Iran ; Israel ; Jordan ; Syria ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab; Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Russian Federation-European part European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Czech Republic ; Germany ; Hungary ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Romania ; Serbia ; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Portugal ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • North America


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