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

[FSOM]

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

Type
N2, between “Bio Godat” and “Saha Gioghen” (Sijogein), Puccioni & Stefanini 939 (FT holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Glabrous shrub 1.5–2 m high, branching from the base
Morphology Branches
Branches softly woody, with smooth reddish grey bark
Morphology Leaves
Leaves subsessile, tufted at the branch apices, obovate with rounded to truncate apex, 1–3 x 0.7–1.8 cm; glandular stipules minute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes reduced to a solitary cyathium, or in 1–3-branched umbels with rays 5–7 mm long; bracts sessile, white, transversely elliptic, 8–10 x 15–17 mm, conspicuous and subtending the cyathia in pairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 5 mm in diam.; glands 5, spreading, 2 x 3 mm, margin entire, green
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary exserted on a recurved pedicel 1 cm long, subglobose with a deeply corrugated surface; styles 4 mm long, joined for 2/3, with thickened slightly bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule and seeds not seen.
Distribution
N2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 700–850 m.
Vernacular
Encher, enjir (Somali)

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

Euphorbia leucochlamys Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [10880], Somalia 15768.000
Bally [10880], Somalia 48021.000

First published in Fl. Somala 1: 299 (1929)

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