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This species is accepted, and its native range is Arabian Peninsula, SW. & S. Iran.
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

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 4–15 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; pedicels 2–25 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 6–10 mm long, mauve or pink with dark purple centre
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Mericarps 4–6 mm long, with revolute toothed wings along the edges; mature beak 8–13 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 2–3 mm long, minutely reticulate, brownish.
Distribution
N3; Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan, Arabia, Iran
Ecology
Altitude c. 1200 m.

Native to:

Gulf States, Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen

Geranium trilophum Boiss. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2015 Lange, J.M.C. [s.n.], Iran K000729276
Bornmüller, J.F.N. [145], Iran K000729277
Kotschy, C.G.T. [222], Iran K000729278

First published in Diagn. Pl. Orient. 6: 30 (1846)

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.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Schönbeck-Temesy, E. (1970). Flora Iranica 69: 1-67. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • 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.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
  • 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.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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