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This genus is accepted, and its native range is NE. & E. Tropical Africa, Comoros, Arabian Peninsula, Iran to India.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herbs or subshrubs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite below, alternate above
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers in lax racemes or solitary in leaf-axils
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx deeply divided into 5 unequal lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla with tube gibbous at base but not spurred; limb 2-lipped, the lower lip with a prominent palate closing the mouth of the tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, included, the adjacent pairs of anthers marginally coherent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style filiform; stigma capitate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a capsule with very unequal cells, the upper cell small, few-seeded, indehiscent, the lower cell large, many-seeded, dehiscing by a solitary pore and later splitting into several valves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds ± radially symmetrical, with 4–6 longitudinal wing-like ridges.
Distribution
Six species in south-western Asia and north-eastern and eastern tropical Africa.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Yemen

Schweinfurthia A.Braun appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 20: 24 (1866)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Miller, Short & Sutton in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinb. 40: 23–40 (1982)
  • Sutton, A revision of the tribe Antirrhineae : 135–142 (1988).

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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