Cynomorium coccineum L.
  • Sp. Pl.: 970 (1753) 

Notes: Distribution: Canary Is. (Lanzarote), Medit. to Mauritania and Mongolia

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
Found in
  • Africa Macaronesia Canary Is.
  • Northeast Tropical Africa Somalia
  • Northern Africa Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Tunisia
  • Western Sahara
  • West Tropical Africa Mauritania
  • Asia-Temperate Arabian Peninsula Gulf States
  • Saudi Arabia
  • China Inner Mongolia
  • Xinjiang
  • Middle Asia Kazakhstan
  • Kirgizistan
  • Tadzhikistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • Mongolia Mongolia
  • Siberia Altay
  • Western Asia Afghanistan
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Lebanon-Syria
  • Palestine
  • Sinai
  • Europe Southeastern Europe Italy
  • Sicilia
  • Southwestern Europe Baleares
  • Corse
  • Portugal
  • Sardegna
  • Spain


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  • 2 Dogignard, A. (2009). Contributions à la connaissance de la flore du Maroc et de l'Afrique du Nord. Nouvelle série. 2. La flore du Nord-Maroc. Journal de Botanique Société de Botanique de France 46-47: 1-136.
  • 3 Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 4 Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. Continental Publishing, Deurne.
  • 5 Lebrun, J.-P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes de la Mauritanie et du Sahara Occidental. Boissiera 55: 1-322.

 Information From

WCS higher taxonomy
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