African Journal of
Plant Science

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Plant Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0824
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPS
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 780

Full Length Research Paper

Family Neuradaceae J. G. Agardh in Saudi Arabia

Behery, M. K.
  • Behery, M. K.
  • Department of Biology, College of Science, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, P. O. Box 1982, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
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  •  Received: 03 December 2018
  •  Accepted: 28 January 2019
  •  Published: 28 February 2019


Morphological characters, seed coat sculpturing (SEM) of seed, leaf, pollen grains and also a key aspects were revisited to revise relationships between dissimilar taxa of the genus Neurada in Saudi Arabia. The present revision shows the occurrence of three distinctive varieties (var. procambens, var. al-eisawii and var. stellate); the last two varieties considered a new registration in Flora of Saudi Arabia.


Key words: Morphological characters, Neuradaceae, Saudi Arabia.