TU-BERLIN

Zur Erforschung der 'Western Desert of Egypt'
Ecological Studies in the Libyan Desert of Egypt and N-Sudan
Vegetation Ecology of the Eastern Sahara

Zusammengestellt von Dr. Harald Kehl - TU-Berlin, Fak. VI, Inst. f. Ökologie
(Compiled by Dr. Harald Kehl - TU-Berlin, Fak. VI, Inst. f. Ökologie)

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List of Species in Fam. Order of the Western Desert of Egypt    (1st draft, will be completed contin.)
   
  NOTE: Red marked species-information = not incl. in tabls. of Bornkamm & Kehl 1990, and Kehl et al. 1984
  NOTE: Abbreviations used and necessary remarks
   
  Additionally, you will find impressions of landscapes etc.  of the Western Desert of Egypt
  and, maybe you like to visit some Locations via www.satelliteviews.net
   
  Quick search for plant families (e.g. Aca = Acanthaceae):
Aca | Aiz | Ama | Asc | Bal | Bor | Cap | Car | Cas | Che > Cis | Cle | Com | Con | Cru | Cuc | Cus | Cyp
Eph | Eup | Fra | Fum | Gen | Ger < Iri | Jun | Lam | Leg | Lil | Mal | Men | Mol | Neu | Ole | Oro | Pal | Pap
Pla | Plu | Poa | Pol | Pri | Ran | Ran | Res | Rha | Rub | Rup | Rut | Scr | Sol | Tam | Thy | Umb | Zyg
 Plant Families and Species: CT LF   Regions: Locations: Intern. notes:
Collection:
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CISTACEAE    
Helianthemum kahiricum SA CH NW-Egypt MM district, Ras El Hikma, Marmarica Plateau
Helianthemum lippi (L.) Pers. SA (SU) CH NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area and Marmarica Plateau 83/074-2
Helianthemum stipulatum (Forssk.) C.Chr. SA CH NW-Egypt MM district
Bourg el Arab
82/2603-4
   
CLEOMACEAE    
Cleome aegyptiaca SA    ? NW- and C-Egypt in woodland oases with Phoenix and Hyphaene det. Bkm
Cleome africana SA-SU NW-Egypt MM district, Marmarica Plateau and inside of the Qattara Depression, northern foothills
Cleome droserifolia SA-SU  P-H  NW-Egypt Siwa district, near Qara 83/014-3
   
COMPOSITAE (AST+CICH)    
Achillea santolina IT(EM) A NW-Egypt MM district, near Garawla, field-side 83/044-13
83/144-29
Amberboa tubuliflora IT(EM) A NW-Egypt MM district, MM - Alex. 73km 83/184-2
Ambrosia maritima M A/P C-Egypt Oases with plantations
Anacyclus alexandrinus M-IT  A NW-Egypt MM district, Baggush 83/134-12
Anthemis microsperma IT(EM) A NW-Egypt MM district, Wadi Rawashi 83/134-10
Artemisia inculta Del. IT CH NW-Egypt MM district, Marmarica Plateau very common 83/273-21
Asteriscus pygmaeus IT-SA  A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area 83/124-21
Atractylis cancellata EM   A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Calendula aegyptiaca Labill. IT-SA A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area 83/193-3
Calendula micrantha  M  A NW- to S-EgyptEgypt MM district, 3 km SW of Alex. and GPC store camp
Carduncellus mareoticus (Del.) Hanelt SA CH NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area and Marmarica Plateau very common 82/133-1
82/213-1
83/243-4
Carduus getulus SA  A NW-Egypt MM district, Wadi Rawashi 83/124-31
Centaurea calcitrapa EM  NW-Egypt MM district, 10km E of MM 83/124-32
Centaurea cf. alexandrina  EM-SA NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Centaurea glomerata  EM-SA A NW-Egypt MM district, Wadi Garawla 83/134-6
Centaurea pallescens SA A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Chrysanthemum coronarium L.  EM  A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area very common
Conyza aegytiaca SA A C-Egypt Oases
Conyza bovei SA A C-Egypt Bulaq
Conyza dioscoridis SA A C-Egypt channel banks Mallawi 27.50 / 30.50
Conyza linifolia SA A C-Egypt Oases
Cotula cinerea  SA S NW-Egypt Siwa district, edge of Quattare Depression, artificial oases, near Sitra lake (leg. H.E.Back) 83/064-8
83/11-85/08
85/134-5
Crepis radicata SA A NW-Egypt MM district, 10km SE of MM 83/144-34
Echinops galalensis EM-SA H-P NW-Egypt MM district, southern region of the Marmarica Plateau 83/074-1
Echinops spinosissimus IT-SA H-P NW-Egypt MM district very common
Filago desertorum IT-SA A NW-Egypt MM district, 61km S of Wadi Garawla very common 83/233-11
Francoeuria crispa (Forssk.) Cass. SA  H-P  NW-, S- to C-Egypt MM district, 75km S of MM, margin of the Qattara Depression, artivicial oasis, Bulaq, Lake Nasser (Sarra West), near Abu Minqar 28°48N/26°33E
det. 1985 Back
22°11N/31°18E
km 1952
km 1765
83/044-3
83/064-7
86/054-8
85/313-2
85/293-7
Gymnarrhena micrantha (IT-EM)- SA  NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area 83/114-3
Hedypnois cretica EM A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area 83/124-3
Hyoseris lucida EM H-P NW-Egypt MM district, on coastal sand
Ifloga spicata (Forssk.) Sch.-Bip. SA A S NW-Egypt MM district, Marmarica Plateau, 61km S of Garawla 83/233-6
Koelpinia linearis  IT-SA NW-Egypt MM district, Wadi Rawashi 83/124-20
Lasiopogon muscoides  IT-SA NW-Egypt MM district, 70km S of MM 30°43'N/27°15'E 83/243-7
Launea capitata SA A C-Egypt Oases with traditional land use system
Launea cassiniana SA A/B C-Egypt Oases with traditional land use system
Launea mucronata SA H-P C-Egypt Baharyia (sothern edge) 85/154-9
Launea nudicaulis SA-SU H-P NW- and C-Egypt Siwa district, 15km S of Nuweimisa, MM - Siwa 140km,
Kharga oasis (Bulaq)
85/124-1
82/1012-7
Launea spinosa SA-SU CH NE-Egypt Golf of Suez - Cairo 40km
Launea tenuiloba EM  NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area and Maramarica Plateau 30°43'N/27°15'E
Matricaria aurea NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, slopes, depressions
Matricaria chamomilla EM A S NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area seed bank
Matricaria recutita IT(EM) A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Matricaria tridentata IT-SA A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Onopordum ambiguum Fres. EM-SA Bi N-Egypt MM district,  
Phagnalon barbeyanum SA H-P NW-Egypt MM district, 10km SE of MM, Wadi Rawashi 83/124-8
Phagnalon rupestre IT-EM H-P NW-Egypt MM district, 10km SE of MM, Wadi Rawashi  
Picris radicata EM-SA A NW-Egypt MM district, 10km SE of MM, Wadi Rawashi 83/144-33
Pulicaria incisa  (SA)SU  CH NW-Egypt
NW-Sudan
Siwadistrict / N of Qara, together with Acacia raddiana stands
Near El Atrun
Uweinat (External report.)
det. Lack
17°50'N/26°55'E
83/024-1
84/182-3
Pulicaria undulata  (SA)SU  CH NW- and C-Egypt Qattara Depression, woodland oasis with Acacia, Phoenix etc.
Reichardia tingitana IT-SA A NW- and N-Egypt 3km SW of Alex.,
25km SE of MM,
70km S of MM
30°43'N/27°15'E 83/193-8
83/134-11
83/243-6
Scorzonera alexandrina Boiss. M-IT H-P NW-Egypt MM district, 13km S of MM, Wadi Rawashi, common in the coastal region   83/124-17
Senecio aegypticus SA SE-Egypt Lake Nasser, Sarra West 22°11N/31°18E 86/054-9
Senecio desfontainei  IT-SA NW-Egypt MM district, 13km S of MM, Wadi Rawashi,
Senecio vernalis IT-EM A N-Egypt 3km SW of Alex. 83/193-7
Sochus asper Omni-M A S-Egypt Kharga oasis (Bulaq)
Sonchus oleraceus IT-EM A NW- and C-Egypt MM district, coastal area, S edge of the Marmarica Plateau, Oases with farmland of C-Egypt
Tagetes minuta (neophyte) neotrop. A C-Egypt cultivated oases, farmland
   
CONVOLVULACEAE    
Convolvulus althaeoides  IT-EM- SA NW-Egypt MM district, Alex. - MM 100km, Baggush, Wadi Rawashi 83/203-9
83/124-14
Convolvulus arvensis M A C-Egypt cultivated oases, farmland
Convolvulus fatmensis SA A NW-Egypt MM district, Baggush, wadi banks 82/153-4
Convolvulus lanatus Vahl SA CH  NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, southern edge of Marmarica Plateau  
Convolvulus pilosellifolius  IT-EM- SA NW- to C-Egypt inside Qattara Depression, Oases of C-Egypt
Cressa siculus EM (SA-SU) A NW-Egypt MM district
Wadi Garawla
83/124-36
Cressa cretica IT-EM H-P NW-Egypt Qattara Depression 82/203-1
   
CRUCIFERAE    
Anastatica hierochuntica L. SA A NW- and C-Egypt MM district, 135km S of MM, edge Qattara Depression, around Farafra oasis, woodland oasis 83/064-2
Beta maritima var. foliosa EM A C-Egypt cultivated oases, farmland
Brassica tournefortii IT-SA A C-Egypt cultivated oases, farmland
Cakile maritima Omni-M A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal limestone dunes 83/263-1
Carrichtera annua  IT-EM- SA N- and NW-Egypt 3km S of Alex., MM district, Wadi Garawla 83/193-5
83/134-4
Coronopus niloticus  SA NW-Egypt northern edga of the Qattara Depression
Coronopus squamatus EM-SA Bi NW-Egypt MM district, coastal region
Didesmus bipinnatus   NW-Egypt MM district, Wadi Rawashi 83/144-13
Diplotaxis acris  SA NW-Egypt MM district, coastal region to northern edge of Marmarica Plateau
Diplotaxis erucoides  M NW-Egypt MM district, coastal region to northern edge of Marmarica Plateau
Diplotaxis viminea  M A NW-Egypt MM district, Baggush, wadi banks 82/153-5
Enarthocarpus lyratus EM  NW-Egypt MM district, coastal region to northern edge of Marmarica Plateau
Enarthocarpus strangulatus SA  NW-Egypt MM district, mouth of Wadi Garawla 83/144-2
Eremobium aegyptiacum SA  A/P  N- to C-Egypt Cairo - Baharyia 70km, farmland near Abu Minqar 86/274-5
86/014-4
86/014-4
Farsetia aegyptiaca Turra SA-SU H-P NW- and C-Egypt MM district, 61km S of Garawla, Farafra oasis, edge of plaja 30°43'N/27°15'E
UG9
85/054-3
Farsetia ramosissima SA H-P SW-Egypt Gilf Kebir Plateau 82/0112-1
Leptaleum filifolium  (IT)SA A NW-Egypt MM district, start of Wadi Garawla 83/134-5
Lobularia arabica SA  NW-Egypt MM district, 5km S of Wadi Garawla 31°06'N/27°19'E 83/114-8
Maresia pygmaea  SA NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Matthiola humilis SA  N- and NW-Egypt 3km SW of Alex., MM district, Wadi Rawashi, 17km S of Wadi Garawla 83/144-30
83/124-34
83/193-4
83/223-10
Matthiola livida (Del.) DC SA A NW-Egypt MM district, 61km S of Garawla,
Siwa district, 33km after Qara
30°43'N/27°15'E 83/233-10
83/024-14
Matthiola longipetala (Vent.) DC ssp. SA A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal region
Morettia philaeana (SA)SU P C- and SE-Egypt between Kharga and Dahkla oases, S of Abu Tartur,
Lake Nasser (Sarra West)
22°11N/31°18E 86/054-19
82/912-3
Moricandia nitens (Viv.) Dur. & Barr.  IT-SA H-P NW-Egypt Alex. - MM 100km, MM - Ras El Hikma 40km, near Garawla 83/203-6
83/044-11
83/164-3
Pseuderucaria teretifolia  SA C-Egypt cultivated oases
Schimpera arabica SA A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Schouwia thebaica Webb. SA A NW-Egypt Siwa district, 40km NE of Qara oasis, together with Acacia raddiana 83/024-2
83/024-2
Sinapis allionii SA A C-Egypt cultivated oases, farmland
Sisymbrium irio EM-IT A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area 82/143-3
Torularia torulosa  IT(SA) NW- and C-Egypt MM district, coastal region to northern edge of Marmarica Plateau, Vorland of Abu Tartur Aufn. 101 83/134-5
84/163-2
Zilla biparmata SA CH NW-Egypt Siwa district, near Qara
Zilla spinosa SA CH S NW-, NE-, C- to SW-Egypt MM district, Marmarica Plateau, Gulf of Suez - Cairo 22km, near oases of C-Egypt, 60km E of Abu Minqar, Gilf Kebir km 1765 82/039-1
85/293-5
   
CUCURBITACEAE    
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. SA(SU) A C-, E-, SE- to SW-Egypt around oases, in runnels and plajas, Wadis of Gilf Kebir and Uweinat 86/303-1
   
CUSCUTACEAE    
Cuscuta pedicellata SA A C-Egypt cultivated oases, farmland
   
CYPERACEAE    
Cyperus capitatus SA H-P NW-Egypt MM district, coastal region
Cyperus conglomeratus SA H-P NW-Egypt MM district, coastal region
Cyperus laevigatus SA H-P NW-, C-Egypt, NW-Sudan Siwa district, artificial oasis, Kharga oasis (Bulaq),
Nukheila oasis
28°48N/26°33E
B.O.S. II 1985
(Back)
19° 03'N/26°19'E
H.-Nr. 0509
84/123-4
84/142-5
84/152-7
Fimbristylis bis-umbellata IT-EM-TR A SE-Egypt Lake Nasser (Sarra West), dry marshes 22°11N/31°18E 86/054-10
Fimbristylis ferruginea Trop BP C-Egypt Dakhla oasis (Bulaq) 84/123-4
Scirpus tuberosus H-P NW, C- and S-Egypt Siwa district, artificial oasis, Kharga oasis (Hibis temple),
GPC-Camp, Bir Tarfawi
28°48N/26°33E
B.O.S. II 1985
km 1501
H.-Nr. 0511
84/163-3
84/253-1
   
EPHEDRACEAE    
Ephedra alata Decne SA  CH NW-Egypt Siwa district

MM - Siwa 140km
MM - Siwa 153km
30°11'N/26°15'E

83/303-2
83/303-5
Ephedra aphylla (ext.) SA CH NW-Egypt MM district, coastal region  
   
EUPHORBIACEAE    
Euphorbia chamaesyce IT-M  C-Egypt cultivated and wild oases  
Euphorbia peplus M A S-Egypt Bir Tarfawi, GPC Camp   84/153-3
Euphorbia retusa SA H-P NW-Egypt MM district, 61km S of Garawla 30°43'N/27°15'E (83/233-1
   
FRANKENIACEAE    
Frankenia pulverulenta IT-SA H-P  NW-Egypt MM and Siwa district, Qattara Depression    
Frankenia revoluta IT-SA H-P NW- and C-Egypt MM district, Wadi Garawla
near Farafra oasis
  83/213-12
   
FUMARIACEAE    
Fumaria bracteosa IT-EM A NW-Egypt Alex. - MM 100km 83/203-5
           
GENTIANACEAE    
Centaurium spicatum IT-EM A C-Egypt cultivated oases (Bulaq, Baggush)   82/153-1
82/2011-1
   
GERANIACEAE    
Erodium arborescens (Desf.) Willd. SA H-P NW-Egypt MM district, 80km S of MM Bir Khalda 83/104-1A
83/104-1B
Erodium bryoniaefolium SA-SU H-P NW-Egypt MM district, 43 and 70km S of MM 30°43'N/27°15'E
'Seeigel-Plaja'
83/233-12
Erodium hirtum Willd. SA H-P NW-Egypt MM distrct, MM - Siwa 80km 83/293-1
Erodium laciniatum (Cav.) Willd. EM  NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area and Wadi Garawla 83/144-5
83/273-7A
82/143-1
Erodium neuradifolium Del. ex Gordon IR-SA A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area and Marmarica Plateau, 65km SSE MM 30°43'N/27°15'E 83/233-13
83/253-5
82/073-2
Erodium pulverulentum SA H-P  NW-Egypt MM district, Marmarica Plateau, 65km SSE MM 30°43'N/27°15'E 83/233-14
Monsonia nivea SA H-P  NW-, C- and SW-Egypt near Ras El Qattara, Baharyia - Cairo 60km, Gilf Kebir
leg. Gabriel, det. Scholz
26°23'N/23°30'E
30°12N'/27°15'E
86/274-2
83/064-6
             
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Abbreviations used : CT LF        
Mediterranean M A annual Mersa Matruh MM
East-Mediterranean EM A/B annual/bi. research areas (C-Egypt) UG 1-9
Irano-Turanian IT A/P annual/per. Qattara Depression QD
Saharo-Arabian SA H-P perennial or hemikrypt.
Sudanian SU CH chamaeph.
Tropical Trop NP nano-phan.
Cosmopol Cosm P phaneroph.
Australian AUS CL climber
GE geophyte
               
   
   
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