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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POLYGONACEAE    
Calligonum comosum L'Hér. IT-SA CH NW-Egypt Siwa district, near Minqar El Attmar, 22km and 155km after Qara, Sitra Lake B.O.S. III
km 3296
H.-Nr. 0508
83/024-11
83/044-5
85/104-2
Emex spinosus (IT)M A NW- and S-Egypt MM district, coastal area, MM - Alex. 30km, Garawla fieldside, Baggush, Bir Tarfawi GPC Camp 82/153-9
83/054-4
84/263-1
Polygonum bellardii EM-IT A C-Egypt cultivated oases Tabl. 18
Polygonum equisetiforme IT-EM H-P NW- and C-Egypt coastal area near El Alamein, Kharga oasis 82/2011-2
82/173-1
Rumex cyprius IT-SA (EM) A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area and Marmarica Plateau, Wadi Rawashi, MM - Siwa 165,9km

83/303-9

83/124-26

Rumex dentatus ssp. callosiss. EM-IT (SA) A C-Egypt cultivated oases Tabl. 18
Rumex vesicarius SA(M,SU) A C-Egypt 60km E of Abu Minqar UG3 85/293-3
             
PORTULACACEAE    
Portulaca oleraceae Plur A SE-Egypt Lake Nasser (Sarra West) 22°11N/31°18E 86/054-16
             
POSIDONIACEAE    
Posidonia oceanica M H-P N-Egypt Mediterranean Sea, shallow water    
   
PRIMULACEAE    
Anagallis arvensis M A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area am 'Gelben Haus' 83/054-9
   
RANUNCULACEAE    
Adonis dentatus Dell.  IT-SA A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area very frequent
   
RESEDACEAE    
Ochradenus baccatus  SA-SU CH  NE-Egypt Gulf of Suez, Wadi Bad, 22km from coast 82/039-2a
85/254-2
Oligomeris linifolia  SA NW-, SE- and C-Egypt MM - Siwa 200km, near Bir El Basur, road side between Baharyia and Iron City, Lake Nasser (Sarra West) km 3832
22°11N/31°18E
83/303-12
86/054-12
85/154-1
Randonia africana SA-SU CH NW-Egypt MM - Siwa 115km, Siwa - MM ca. 110km, edge of Qattara Depression   83/293-3
084-6
Reseda decursiva SA A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, 10km E of MM, near 'Gelbes Haus', 7km S Garawla, MM - Alex. Baggush; Alex. GPC Camp several specimen collected
Reseda kahirina     NW- and C-Egypt Qattara Depression, wooded oases
Reseda lutea EM-IT A NW-Egypt MM district, Marmarica Plateau, 130km S of MM, Qaret Tortura 30°43'N/27°15'E
30°21'N/27°17'E
83/233-3
83/084-1
Reseda pruinosa  SA   NE-Egypt Gulf of Suez, coastal area 82/039-1
   
RHAMNACEAE    
Ziziphus nummularia (Burm.f.) Wight & Arn. SA-SU NP SW-Egypt 2,5km W of Bir Nahklai 86/094-6
Ziziphus spina-cristi SU (M-IT-SA) NP C-Egypt S edge of Kharga   84/223-1
   
RUBIACEAE    
Crucianella maritima  EM NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Valantia hispida M A NW-Egypt MM district, start of Wadi Garawla 83/144-7
   
RUPPIACEAE    
Ruppia rostrata Pluri NW-Egypt coastal shallow water
   
RUTACEAE    
Haplophyllum tuberculatum  SA H-P  NW-Egypt inside of the Qattara Depression
   
SCROPHULARIACEAE    
Kickxia aegyptiaca IT-SA H-P NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area and northern part of the Marmarica plateau frequent 83/074-4
Linaria albifrons  IT(EM) NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, Wadi Ramla 83/273-9
Linaria haelava (Forssk.) Del. SA(EM)  NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, 16km S of Wadi Garawla, Wadi Rawashi

83/223-9
83/124-19

Verbascum letourneuxii Asch. IT-SA H-P NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, 61km S of Wadi Garawla, Baggush 82/153-11
83/243-3
   
SOLANACEAE    
Hyoscyamus muticus L. IT-SA  H-P  NW-, C- and SE-Egypt E of Siwa, artificial oasis, Lake Nasser (Sarra West) B.O.S. III 1985
22°11N/31°18E
H.-Nr. 0516
86/054-5
Lycium europaeum L. M NP NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Solanum nigrum L. Pluri A C-Egypt cultivated oases Tabl. 18
   
TAMARICACEAE    
Reaumuria hirtella  IT-SA CH  NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, Ras El Hikma 83/164-9
Reaumuria vermiculata  IT-SA CH  NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Tamarix arborea  SA(SU-M) NP SW-Egypt Gilf Kebir
Tamarix amplexicaulis  SA NP NW-Egypt to N-Sudan Siwa district, wild and cultivated oases, N-Sudan

UG7, UG9
N-Sudan
19°49'N/28°33'E

nummerous specimen collected
Tamarix aphylla SA P NW-Egypt to N-Sudan City of MM (street tree), Wadi Garawla, Ain Tafnis near Baris, Farafra oasis - Ain El Sheik Marzuk, SE edge of Nukheila oasis, near El Atrun km 2066
18° 05'N/26°45'E
19° 03'N/26°19'E
84/142-2
84/162-3
84/153-2
85/014-2
Tamarix nilotica s.l. (Ehreng.) Bge.
(= Tamarix mannifera)
SA  NP NW-, NE- to C-Egypt Siwa district, Cairo district, and most oases of C-Egypt nummerous specimen collected
Tamarix passerionoides  SA NP NW-Egypt Siwa district, 70km N of Qara, artificial oasis km 3347 83/024-13
84/133-1
85/134-3
85/114-3
Tamarix spec. (dead plants) SA  NP SW-Egypt Gilf Kebir
Tamarix tetragyna SA NP NW- to S-Egypt Siwa district, Qara oasis and artificial oasis, near Baharyia, Abu Tartur, Bir Tarfawi (Camp E-Uweinat) B.O.S. III 1985
km 1236
(Abu Tartur)
H.-Nr. 0521
and several specimen collected
   
THYMELAEACEAE    
Thymelaea hirsuta Mill. IT-M- SA CH NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area very frequent
             
TILIACEAE    
Corchorus depressus SA H-P N-Sudan between El Atrun and Rahib Well 17°50'N/26°55'E 84/182-6
   
TYPHACEAE    
Typha domingensis Pluri GE NW- to C-Egypt wild and cultivated oases, groundwater dependend, open water
   
UMBELLIFERAE    
Ammi majus M A C-Egypt cultivated oases Tabl. 18
Bupleurum lancifolium M-IT   A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Bupleurum semicompositum M-IT-SA  A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, 'Gelbes Haus' 83/054-8
Coriandrum sativum  M-IT C- and S-Egypt Farafra (GPC Camp), Bir Tarfawi (GPC Camp) 84/273-1
86/274-7
Daucus syrticola  IT-SA NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Ferula marmarica  IT-SA H-P  NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, Bir Abu Salis 83/104-4
Pituranthos tortuosus (Dest.) Benth & Hook SA CH NW- to C-Egypt MM and Siwa district, Marmarica Plateau, plajas in C-Egypt very frequent 82/2702-3
Pseudorlaya pumilla M A NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
   
ZYGOPHYLLACEAE    
Fagonia arabica L.  SA CH NW-, NE-, C- and SW-Egypt and N-Sudan 135km S of MM, Cairo - Alex. 80km, Farafra oasis, Wadi Matruh, Gilf Kebir, around Nukheila oasis, El Atrun, N edge of Gebel Tageru km 1489
km 1937
16°58'N/26°60'E
several specimen collected
Fagonia bruguieri SA CH C-Egypt 60km E of Abu Minqar UG3
km 1765
85/293-4
Fagonia cretica L. M-SA CH NW- and NE-Egypt MM district, coastal area, 3km SW of Alex. 82/253-2
83/203-11
Fagonia glutinosa SA CH NW- and SW-Egypt MM district, coastal area, Marmarica Plateau, Gilf Kebir
Fagonia indica SA-SU CH C-Egypt to N-Sudan Kharga oasis (Bulaq), NW and S of El Atrun, N edge of Gebel Tageru 18°18'N/26°29'E
17°41'N/26°59'E
17°36'N/26°59'E
16°58'N/26°60'E
84/162-2
84/182-9
84/192-6
(B)84/143-1
Nitraria retusa (Forssk.) Asch. IT-SA   NP NW- to C-Egypt Siwa district, foothill veget. of the Qattara Depression, Sitra Lake and Farafra oasis B.O.S. III 1985
UG9
H.-Nr. 05.07
85/054-4
Peganum harmala L. M-IT CH NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area 83/263-2
Tribulus ochroleucus  SU N-Sudan Edge and wadis Abyad Plateau 19°05'N/28°39'E
18°43'N/28°13'E
84/222-1
84/212-1
Tribulus orientalis     C-Egypt plajas around the the oases, very rare  
Tribulus terrestris EM-IT-SU  S NW-Egypt MM district, coastal area
Zygophyllum album L.f. SA(EM) CH S NW- to C-Egypt Marmarica Plateau, Siwa district (lake Sitra), Qattara Depression (NW foot-hills) Farafra oasis, edge of plaja B.O.S. III 1985
UG9

H.-Nr. 0606
83/064-10
83/044-2
85/054-5

Zygophyllum coccineum  SA CH NW-, C- to SE-Egypt Siwa - MM 80km (on Darp Hillier), Kharga (Bulaq), Baharyia, Farafra, 40km E of Bir Nakhlai km 2565 several specimen collected
Zygophyllum geslini  SA CH NW-Egypt MM - Siwa 115km 83/293-4
Zygophyllum simplex L.  SU A/B  NW- to NE-Egypt Gulf of Suez - Cairo 80km, MM - Siwa (Bir El Basur) 82/029-3
83/303-13
             
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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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