Tephrosia kassasii Boulos



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct (Lucas, 1980; Lock, 1989; Greuter, 1994; Humphreys et al., 2019; El-Khalafy et al., 2021)





Biology & Ecology










Domina, Gianniantonio, Bazan, Giuseppe, Campisi, Patrizia and Greuter, Werner. (2015). Taxonomy and conservation in Higher Plants and Bryophytes in the Mediterranean Area. Biodiversity Journal 6(1): 197-204.

El-Hadidi, M., & Hosni, H. (2000). Conservation and threats. In M. N. El-Hadidi (Ed.), Flora Aegyptiaca (pp. 105–150). Cairo University Herbarium, The Palm Press.

El-Khalafy MM, Ahmed D-A, Shaltout KH, Al-Sodany YM, Haroun SA. (2021). Re-assessment of the endemic taxa in the Egyptian Flora. Afr. J. Ecol. 59: 784-796.

Greuter, Werner. (1994). Extinctions in Mediterranean areas. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Ser. B, 344: 41-46.

Humphreys, Aelys M. et al. (2019). Global dataset shows geography and life form predict modern plant extinction and rediscovery. Nature Ecology & Evolution 3: 1043-1047. [Abstract] [Supplementary Dataset 1]

Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Lucas, G. L. (ed.). (1980). First preliminary draft of the list of rare, threatened and endemic plants for the countries of North Africa and the Middle East. Kew: International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Survival Service Commission, Threatened Plants Committee.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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