Fagonia schweinfurthii (Hadidi) Hadidi (syn: Fagonia arabica var. schweinfurthii (Hadidi) Giri & Nayar; Fagonia bruguieri var. ehrenbergerii Schweinf.; Fagonia cretica auct. non L. (in BSI Flora); Fagonia indica var. schweinfurthii Hadidi; Fagonia rangei Loes. ex Dinter; Fagonia schweinfurthii (Hadidi) M.Hall (ambiguous synonym));
Egypt to Kenya, Arabian Peninsula, S. Iran to W. Himalaya: Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, India, Iran, Kenya, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, West Himalaya, Yemen as per POWO (Zygophyllum paulayanum (J.Wagner & Vierh.) Christenh. & Byng);
India (Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka), Pakistan, Yemen (W-Yemen, N-Inner Yemen), Iran (S-Iran), Iraq, Saudi Arabia, NE-Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, NE-Kenya, Eritrea as per Catalogue of Life;
Keys available at Flora of Pakistan;
Plant for ID: Sangamner Maharashtra: AVD 27July2015 : 3 posts by 1 author. Attachments (8)
Please help me in identifying the plant images attached herewith.
Habit: Herb with woody base. Procumbent
Leaves: Opposite, lanceolate, acute, 15mm x 4mm minutely mucronate, in whorl with opposite spines. Spines pointed.
Flowers: Solitary, calyx 5 lobes, corolla : pink
Fruits: Deeply 5 lobed
Place: Sangamner Maharashtra
Date: 26th July 2015
Could identify after posting. It is Fagonia schweinfurthii
Fwd: Requesting id of an semi-arid plant : Attachments (4). 2 posts by 2 authors.
Plant ID-LDH/07/2015-2 : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
This is a Fagonia sp… Zygophyllaceae
Fagonia species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available)
Yes, its Fagonia (schweinfurthii ???)
Should be Fagonia schweinfurthii, as most leaves are trifoliate, spines shorter.
Id of Flower ID 13062013SH2 : Attachments (1). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Posting a photo for Id of Flower
Date / Time – 23.12.2010 / 10.00am
Location – Great Rann of Kutch
Habitat – Wild
Nice Photographs !!!!!!
Thanx … A typical dry region plant. But, sorry ! I don’t have any other photos. I think, even this photo is little overexposed.
Biodiversity In India, Volume 4 edited by T. Pullaiah (Fagonia schweinfurthii (Hadidi) Hadidi with Fagonia cretica auct. non L. as syn.- 2006)
Indian Medicinal Plants: An Illustrated Dictionary edited by C.P. Khare (correct name for India species is Fagonia schweinfurthii Hadidi- 2008)