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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
C1, 34 km W of Hobyo, E of “Gawen” village, Gillett, Hemming & Watson 22265 (K holo., EA FT MOG PRE iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Succulent perennial, scrambling to 1 m high, sparsely branching, with short branchlets 5–10 cm long easily breaking off and rooting in leaf-litter
Morphology Branches
Branches terete, 5–8 mm thick, dark greyish green, longitudinally grooved with 4 grooves emerging from below each of the numerous spirally arranged leaf-scars
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, obovate, c. 6 x 5 mm, fleshy, glabrous, quickly deciduous; stipules evident as a pair of toothed brown scales, soon united below the leaf-scar, 2.5 mm wide
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cyathia barrel-shaped, 2.5 mm in diam., with glandular rim 1.5 mm high, yellow Cymes arising immediately above the leaf-scars, subsessile, 1-forked; bract-cup 4 x 6 mm, just exceeding the involucre, very shortly notched between acute apices and slightly keeled midribs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 3-lobed, exserted on a fleshy recurved pedicel
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Styles 0.8 mm long, with deeply bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule and seeds not seen.
Distribution
C1 known only from the one locality.
Ecology
Altitude range 300–360 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia neogillettii Bruyns appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Gillett, J.B. [22265], Somalia Monadenium gillettii K000253456 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/
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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