Phlomis lychnitis is here recorded for the first time within the African continent. So far, known only from Morocco in the Oriental High Atlas. Description of the species as well as first data about its ecology in Morocco together with geographical distribution and diagnostic features with the morphologically closest taxon sharing yellow-colored flowers are given. Photographic illustrations and an updated key to the Phlomis species in Morocco are also provided.
Réf. Homrani Bakali, H. & Chatelain, C. 2023 - Phlomis lychnitis (Lamiaceae), an addition to the flora of Africa from Morocco. Collectanea Botanica 42: e004. https://doi.org/10.3989/collectbot.2023.v42.004
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