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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
N1, “Behindulla”, Bally E264 (K holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Succulent shrub 1–2.3 m high, densely branched from the base, rebranching irregularly
Morphology Branches
Branches erect, 4–5-angled, 1.5–2.5 cm thick; angles very shallowly toothed, with teeth 8–15 mm apart
Morphology General Spines
Spine-shields oblong, forming a blackish horny margin along the angles 1.5–2.5 mm wide interrupted by the flowering eyes; spine-pairs somewhat irregular in length, 5–15 mm long; prickles vestigial or absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes solitary, 1–2-forked, with peduncles and cyme-branches c. 2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 5 mm in diam.; glands 2.5 mm broad, contiguous, yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Styles 2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule exserted on a recurved pedicel 6–8 mm long, obtusely 3-lobed, not seen complete, probably c. 3 x 4 mm, red-tinged
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds subglobose, 2.3 x 2 mm, obscurely tuberculate, pale reddish buff.
Distribution
N1, 2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 300–650 m.
Vernacular
Dibu (Somali)

Native to:

Somalia

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [E 264], Somalia 16743.000 Unknown type material

First published in Candollea 19: 155 (1964)

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
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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/
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