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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia.

[FSOM]

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

Type
N2, between “Las Anod” and “Hudin”, Glover & Gilliland 1119 (K holo.).
Morphology General Habit
Subshrub to 60 cm high; young stems pubescent becoming glabrescent, internodes short
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, sessile, very small and fleshy, ellipsoidal, 0.7–1.5 x 1–1.3 mm, base and tip rounded, green
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers very small, sessile, bisexual and female mixed; bisexual flowers 1.5–2 mm in diam., female flowers c. 1 mm diam. Perianth segments ovate–oblong, c. 1 x 1 mm, convex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments 0.25–1 mm long; anthers c. 0.7 x 0.5 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 0.7 x 0.6 mm; styles 2–3, filiform
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds vertical, c. 1 mm diam., 0.5 mm thick, testa smooth, black.
Distribution
N2, 3; C1, 2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 30–1800 m.
Vernacular
Darran madow, dinas, duran, gulan, harun (Somali).

Native to:

Somalia

Suaeda micromeris Brenan appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 7, 1953 Glover [1119], Somalia K000243913 holotype

First published in Kew Bull. 8: 432 (1953)

Accepted by

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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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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