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This genus is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to Queensland.
Wendlandia bicuspidata

[FSOM]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
Genus of over 90 species in tropical and subtropical Asia, only a single species in Africa.
Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or small trees
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite or rarely in whorls of 3, often leathery; stipules triangular or rounded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 5-merous, in terminal paniculate or corymbose inflorescences
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes rounded to triangular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla-tube cylindrical; lobes imbricate in bud
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary mostly 2-celled with numerous ovules; style exserted, 2-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a capsule crowned by the persistent calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Hainan, India, Iraq, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Turkey, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Yemen

Wendlandia Bartl. ex DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2014 Johns [12899], Papua New Guinea K000771805

First published in Prodr. 4: 411 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0