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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
N1, foot of Sheikh Pass, 10 km N of “Hudiso”, Carter 909 (K holo., EA MOG iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Succulent perennial to 30 cm high and 50 cm in diam., with a thick fleshy root
Morphology Stem
Stem to c. 5 cm high, 2 cm thick, soon obscured by densely tufted branches; branches to 25 cm long, terete, 6–8 mm thick, with very shallow tubercles 5–10 mm apart in 5 loosely spiral series
Morphology General Spines
Spine-shields oblong-triangular to 6 x 2.5 mm; spines single, slender, irregular in length, 5–20 mm long; prickles 1–2.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes solitary, subsessile, 1-forked
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 3 mm in diam.; glands 1 mm broad, yellow-orange
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Styles 1.5 mm long, with minutely bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule subsessile, obtusely 3-lobed, 2.8 x 4 mm, reddish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds broadly ovoid, 2 x 1.7 mm, lightly tuberculate, pale brown.
Distribution
N1 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 520–610 m.
Vernacular
Danaye dugh, delamah duh (Somali)

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia myrioclada S.Carter appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Carter, S. [909], Somalia 42944.000
Carter, S. [909], Somalia K000252924 holotype

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 12: 409 (1992)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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