Caylusea A. St.-Hil.

Caylusea is a genus of three species. All are native from the Cape Verde Islands through North and East Africa to India. Two species are more or less weedy and are sometimes recorded as adventives beyond their original distribution range. One of these, Caylusea abyssinica, has been recorded in Belgium as well.


Abdallah M.S. (1967) The Resedaceae. A taxonomical revision of the family. PhD thesis. Mededelingen Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen 67-8. Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen, Netherlands: 98 p.

Abdallah M.S. & de Wit H.C.D. (1978) The Resedaceae: a taxonomical revision of the family (finalinstalment). Mededelingen Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen 78-1. Landbouwhogeschool Wageningen, Netherlands: 416 p.

Abedin S. (1986) Contribution to the flora of Saudi Arabia: 3. A new species of Caylusea (Resedaceae). Willdenowia 15(2): 433-436.

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