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Taxon: Blepharis edulis (Forssk.) Pers.

 
Genus: Blepharis
Family: Acanthaceae
Subfamily: Acanthoideae
Tribe: Acantheae
Nomen number: 429065
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 2(1):180. 1806
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Dec-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Feb-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (for camels, goats and cattle); forage (for camels, goats and cattle)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Mali, Mauritania, Niger

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran


References:

  1. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt checklist. (L Egypt)
  2. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  3. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  4. Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3. (F Saudi ed3)
  5. Täckholm, V. Students' flora of Egypt, ed. 2. (SF Egypt)
  6. Vollesen, V. Blepharis (Acanthaceae): A taxonomic revision. 2000 (Gen Blepharis)
  7. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Blepharis edulis (Forssk.) Pers. :

  • 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.

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?id=429065. Accessed 16 November 2018.