Limonium menigense Brullo & Erben



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Missing (Ben Haj Jilani et al., 2022)


"Two species (L. formosum and L. menigense) are strictly endemic to Djerba. According to the available data, L. menigense is considered as endangered (EN). Nevertheless, it was not found again during our recent fieldworks, and is therefore possibly extinct."

(Ben Haj Jilani et al., 2022:272)



Djerba, Tunisia


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Brullo, S. and Erben, M. (1989). The genus Limonium (Plumbaginaceae) in Tunisia. Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 28: 419-500.


Other references:

Ben Haj Jilani, I., Ben Othman, W., Sefi, O., Ben Khalifa, S., Meddeb, S., Daoud-Bouattour, A., Ghrabi-Gammar, Z., Bottollier-Curtet, M. & Muller, S. D. (2022). The genus Limonium (Plumbaginaceae) in Tunisia: taxonomy, biogeography and conservation. Fl. Medit. 32: 261-277.


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