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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa to Arabian Peninsula.
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, “Sugli”, Collenette 289 (K holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Annual, erect or ascending, pubescent with short hairs and longer often glandular hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves long-petiolate; blade usually 5-lobed, divided to about two-thirds of the radius; lobes 5–12 mm wide at the base, obovate, pinnatifid in upper part, pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 1–3-flowered; peduncle 0–4 cm long; pedicels 2–20 mm long, glandular hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals narrowly ovate, to 10 mm long in fruit, mucronate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 6–9.5 mm long, mauve or pink
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Mericarps 5–7 mm long, with revolute toothed wings along the edges and with 2 spreading horns, 2–4 mm long, at the apex; mature beak 9–13 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 2–3 mm long, minutely reticulate, brownish.
Distribution
N2, 3; Eritrea, Sudan, Yemen, Oman
Ecology
Altitude range 1200–1800 m.

Native to:

Eritrea, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Geranium biuncinatum Kokwaro appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Aug 1, 1968 Collenette [289], Somalia K000417204
Aug 1, 1968 Collenette [289], Somalia K000417205
Aug 1, 1968 Andrews, F.W. [A.3528], Sudan K000192196

First published in Webbia 25: 639 (1971)

Accepted by

  • Aedo, C., Barberá, P. & Buira, A. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Geranium sect. Trilopha (Geraniaceae) Systematic Botany 41: 354-377.
  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2012). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 4: 1-431. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aedo, C., Barberá, P. & Buira, A. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Geranium sect. Trilopha (Geraniaceae) Systematic Botany 41: 354-377.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
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