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This species is accepted, and its native range is Egypt and NE. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula, SW. & S. Iran to NW. India.
Geranium mascatense

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual, prostrate or ascending, pubescent with spreading hairs and glands
Morphology Leaves
Leaves long-petiolate; blade usually 5-lobed, divided to about two-thirds of the radius; lobes 3–10 mm wide at the base, obovate, pinnatifid in upper part, pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences (1–)2-flowered; peduncle 0–5 cm long; lower flowers often cleistogamous; pedicel 2–25 mm long, glandular hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals narrowly ovate, 4–6 mm long, mucronate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 6.5–8 mm long, mauve or pink with dark purple centre
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Mericarps 3–3.5 mm long, deeply transversely rugose, the ridges minutely pubescent and with short longitudinal crests; mature beak 8–14 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds ca. 2.5 mm long, minutely reticulate, brown.
Distribution
N1–3; Djibouti, Eritrea, Sudan, S Arabia, Iran, Pakistan
Ecology
Altitude range 1200–1950 m.

Native to:

Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Gulf States, India, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Geranium mascatense Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 2008 Tchouto (Mbatchou), P. [317], Cameroon K000436996
Dec 1, 2008 Tekwe, C. [359], Cameroon K000381326
Dec 1, 2000 Pollard, B.J. [370], Cameroon K000337705
Jan 1, 1996 Watts, J. [443], Cameroon K000381325
Jan 23, 1990 Lavranos, J.J. [10218], Somalia K001082307
Jan 1, 1961 Phillips, E.L. [s.n.], Somalia K001082308
Jan 1, 1947 Maitland, T.D. [811], Cameroon K000094368
Jan 1, 1947 Mildbraed, G. W. J. [10872], Cameroon K000094366
Aucher-Eloy, P.M.R. [4303], Oman K000729279
Breteler, F.J. [MC 13], Cameroon K000094370
Morton, J.K. [7081], Cameroon K000094367
Fernando, D. [s.n.], Iran K000729280 Unknown type material

First published in Diagn. Pl. Orient. 1: 59 (1843)

Accepted by

  • Aedo, C., Barberá, P. & Buira, A. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Geranium sect. Trilopha (Geraniaceae) Systematic Botany 41: 354-377.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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.
  • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
  • 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.
  • Meena, S.L. & Krishna, P.H. (2017). Eight additions to the flora of Gujarat state from Schoolpaneshwar wildlife sanctuary, Narmada district, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 41: 116-119.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Nasir, Y.J. (1983). Flora of Pakistan 149: 1-43. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Schönbeck-Temesy, E. (1970). Flora Iranica 69: 1-67. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.

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.
  • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
  • Meena, S.L. & Krishna, P.H. (2017). Eight additions to the flora of Gujarat state from Schoolpaneshwar wildlife sanctuary, Narmada district, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 41: 116-119.

Flora of Somalia

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

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