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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia.

[FSOM]

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

Type
N1, “Wagga” Mts, Lort Phillips s.n. (BM lecto.)
Morphology General Habit
Shrublet to 30 cm high; branches slightly glandular-hairy
Morphology Leaves
Leaves slightly fleshy, oblanceolate, sometimes pinnatifid, 2–5 x 0.2–2.5 cm, margins dentate or pinnate, apex acute or obtuse (as are the lobes), sparsely hairy, densely glandular with stalked glands
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula terminal and solitary, raised on sparsely leafy branches; involucre 8–10 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Phyllaries
Phyllaries many, in several series, linear, 5–9 mm long, acute, glandular
Ray
Ray florets yellow, c. 20, the blade 5–6´3 mm; disk florets pale yellow, 30–110, 4.5–6 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ellipsoid, 1.5–2.5 mm long, apically glandular and hairy; pappus of ray florets of 5 bristles with an outer row of ± connate scales
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds Pappus
Pappus of disk florets of 10–15 white bristles c. 3.5 mm long, with an outer row of free scales c. 0.7 mm long
Ecology
Overgrazed vegetation on gypseous hills; rather low altitude
Distribution
N1; not known elsewhere

Native to:

Somalia

Iphiona phillipsiae (S.Moore) Anderb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 5: 178 (1985)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Pickering, H. & Awale, A. I. (2018). Introduction to plants in Central Somaliland. Ponte Invisibile, Redsea Cultural Foundation.

Flora of Somalia
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