Alhagi maurorum

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Alhagi maurorum Medik.

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Ordre Fabales
Famille Fabaceae
Genre Alhagi

2n =

Origine : Asie, Russie, Chypre

sauvage

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Résumé des usages
  • source de manne
  • médicinal


Description

Noms populaires

français
anglais camelthorn, camelthorn-bush, Caspian manna, Persian mannaplant
afrikaans kameeldoringbos
arabe عاقول - 'āqūl, ال حاج - al ḥāǧ
Inde jawansa

Classification

Alhagi maurorum Medik. (1787)

subsp. maurorum

synonymes :

  • Alhagi camelorum Fisch. (1812)
  • Alhagi pseudalhagi (M. Bieb.) Desv. ex B. Keller & Shap. (1813, nom. inval.)
  • Hedysarum alhagi L. (1753)
  • Hedysarum pseudalhagi M. Bieb. (1808)

subsp. graecorum

Alhagi maurorum subsp. graecorum (Boiss.) Awmack & Lock (1787)

synonymes :

  • Alhagi graecorum Boiss. (1849)
  • Alhagi mannifera Desv. (1813)

Cultivars

Histoire

Usages

Alhagi camelorum Fisch. CAMELSTHORN. MANNAPLANT. The Orient and central Asia. This indigenous shrub furnishes a manna by exudation[1].

Alhagi maurorum Medic. PERSIAN MANNA-PLANT. North Africa to Hindustan. Near Kandahar and Herat, manna is found and collected on the bushes of this desert plant at flowering time after the spring rains[2]. This manna is supposed by some to have been the manna of Scripture but others refer the manna of Scripture to one of the lichens. Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919.

  1. Don, G. Hist. Dichl. Pls. 2:310. 1832.
  2. Brandis, D. Forest Fl. 145. 1876.

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