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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, “Al Madu”  between “Agasur” and “Baditir”, 10°52’N, 48°58’E, Bally 10950 (G holo., K iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb 10–30 cm high or scandent to 1 m, with a long thick taproot from a small ovoid tuber 2–4 cm thick
Morphology Stem
Stem woody, branching at soil level, and the whole plant sparsely covered with short appressed hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves subsessile, linear, 1.5–4 x 0.2–0.5 cm, margin entire; stipular glands present, minute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes reduced to single cyathia, subsessile, subtended by 3–4 leaf-like bracts
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 7 mm in diam.; glands 5, 1 mm broad, the outer margin with 2–4 suberect flattened linear processes 1–1.5 mm long, often with bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary pubescent; styles 2 mm long, joined at the base, spreading, with bifid slightly thickened apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule exserted on a recurved pedicel 6–8 mm long, subglobose, 4.5 mm in diam.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds oblong, obscurely 4-angled, 4 x 3 mm, surface with a few flattened tubercles, yellowish grey, caruncle yellow, cap-like, 1.5 mm wide.
Distribution
N2, 3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 900–1500m.

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia barbicollis P.R.O.Bally appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally [10950], Somalia 47397.000 Unknown type material

First published in Candollea 20: 37 (1965)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by S. Carter [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/
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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