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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Medit., NE. Tropical Africa.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens exserted
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary superior, several-ovulate; stigma capitate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, opening with 5 valves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds papillose.
Distribution
One or two species in the Mediterranean region and northern Somalia.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial or annual herbs, often somewhat woody at the base
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, linear, subsessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers somewhat zygomorphic and 2-lipped, in dense terminal racemes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed, with an outer row of spinescent lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla-tube short; lobes 5, slightly unequal, bifid

Doubtfully present in:

Lebanon-Syria

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Sardegna, Sicilia, Somalia, Spain, Tunisia, Yugoslavia

Coris L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 177 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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