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

Type
N2, “Kuruwadne”, 18 km NNE of “Erigavo”, Lavranos & Horwood 10332 (K holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Densely tufted succulent perennial to 20 cm high and 30 cm in diam., with a thick, fleshy, tuberous root
Morphology Branches
Branches subterete, 1–1.5 cm thick, yellowish green, with fairly prominent tubercles c. 1 cm apart arranged in 3 loose spiral series
Morphology General Spines
Spine-shields quite separate, obtusely triangular, 2–4.5 mm long; spine-pairs rather irregular in length, 2–14 mm long; prickles vestigial
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes solitary, sessile, with 1 central male and 2–4 sessile lateral bisexual cyathia. Cyathia 4–5 mm in diam.; glands 2–2.5 mm broad, touching, bright yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Styles 3 mm long, with scarcely bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Immature capsule sessile; mature capsule and seeds not seen.
Distribution
N2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 1500–2000 m.
Vernacular
Dalanyadoh (Somali)

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia fascicaulis S.Carter appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 1, 1977 Lavranos [10332], Somalia K000252905 holotype
Bally, P.R.O. [16010B], Somalia 38848.000
Somalia 38877.000 holotype

First published in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 49: 181 (1977)

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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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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