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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, 80 km NE of Eyl, 1 km from coastal cliffs, Gillett & Watson 23370 (K holo., EA MOG iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Small shrub 30–90 cm high, with compact branching
Morphology Branches
Branches crowded, fleshy, with a thick waxy coating; young growth tomentose, with curled orange-brown hairs, soon falling off
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, fleshy, tomentose, ovate, 3 x 1.5 mm, soon deciduous; glandular stipules minute, brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes clustered 3–5 at the branchlet apices, subsessile, the whole cyme densely tomentose; bracts rounded, 1 x 1.5 mm, clasping the cyathium
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 2 mm in diam.; glands 5, quite separate, 1 mm broad, red
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary densely tomentose; styles 2 mm long, joined to almost halfway, with recurved, distinctly bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule just exserted on a pedicel 2 mm long, subglobose and indistinctly 3-lobed, 5.5 x 5 mm, reddish brown, with the perianth an obvious 3-lobed rim
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds ovoid, 2.8 x 1.8 mm, with a pointed apex flattened on the ventral side, smooth, pinkish grey; caruncle 1 mm across.
Distribution
N3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 110–1340 m.
Vernacular
Ida itu (Somali)
Note
Closely related to the much larger shrub E. arbuscula Balf. f. from Socotra.

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia bariensis S.Carter appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Gillet, J.B. [23370], Somalia K000252891 holotype

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 12: 675 (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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