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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia.
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
N3, 52 km NW of Eyl on the road to “Gardo”, Lavranos & Carter & al. 24966 (K holo., EA FT iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Dwarf succulent perennial to 30 cm high and 40 cm in diam., shortly rhizomatous, densely tufted and rebranching
Morphology Branches
Branches terete, 3–6 mm thick, somewhat woody, with branchlets tapering to 1 mm thick, greyish green and often streaked with purple below the leaf-scars
Morphology Leaves
Leaves deltoid, c. 1 x 1 mm, fleshy, quickly deciduous; stipules evident as a pair of toothed brown scales c. 0.5 mm in diam. flanking the leaf-scar
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cyathia broadly barrel-shaped, 2.8 mm in diam., white to deep pink, with glandular rim 1 mm high, narrowed to 2 mm across, red to crimson Cymes arising immediately above the leaf-scars, subsessile, 1-forked or usually reduced to solitary cyathia; bract-cup 3 x 5 mm, notched almost to the base between obtuse apices, white to pink
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary exserted on a recurved fleshy pedicel, acutely 3-lobed, minutely papillose; styles 1 mm long with shortly bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule and seeds not seen.
Distribution
N3 not known from elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 425–730 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia lindenii (S.Carter) Bruyns appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Lavranos [24966], Somalia Monadenium lindenii 51994.000 holotype
Lavranos [23368], Somalia Monadenium lindenii 56315.000
Lavranos [24966], Somalia Monadenium lindenii K000253457 holotype

First published in Taxon 55: 413 (2006)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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