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This species is accepted, and its native range is Egypt to NE. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula.

[FSOM]

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

Habit
Dense spreading shrub to 30 cm high; stems woody, whitish, slightly fissured with age, all parts usually glabrous, sometimes densely minutely papillose
Leaves
Leaves opposite or alternate, often on different branches of the same plant, cylindrical to clavate, 5–10 x 1–2 mm, tip obtuse, glaucous; indurated base brown, up to 0.5 mm long
Inflorescences
Flowering shoots up to 5 cm long, clusters at least 8-flowered, sometimes contiguous into a spike
Flowers
Outer flowers small, at least sometimes lacking stamens and with smaller perianth Central flowers with perianth subglobose, 2–2.5 mm in diam. at anthesis; filaments slender, c. 1.5 mm long, anthers 0.6 mm long, bright yellow
Fruiting calyx
Immature fruiting perianth c. 2 mm long, prominently ribbed when dried, ± expanded at base, apical part closed by free perianth lobes, each with a prominent gibbosity
Fruits
Fruits ovoid with acute beak, c. ?2 mm long, red, exserted from perianth in female flowers.
Distribution
N1–3; C1 Djibouti, Eritrea, along the Southern Red Sea coasts, north to Egypt (near Gebel Elba), tropical Arabia.
Ecology
Altitude near sea level to 150 m.
Vernacular
Darran, darran ad, dinas, durran, durran ad, durran damerad (Somali).

Native to:

Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Sevada schimperi Moq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Peck, E.F. [10], Somalia Suaeda schimperi 24176.000

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 154 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by I. Friis & M. G. Gilbert [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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