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

[FSOM]

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

Type
N3, SW of Qandala, Thulin & Warfa 6084 (UPS holo.)
Vegetative Multiplication Tubers
Tuber subglobose to flattened or elongated with 2–3 swellings
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blades cordate-reniform, somewhat angled, 30–105 x 40–120 mm, dull green with a marked silvery pattern above, purple beneath, with fairly coarsely dentate margins; petiole 35–70 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers appearing with the leaves, not held high above foliage; pedicels 70–125 mm long, at first erect or ascending, elongating and curved downwards as the fruit matures, but not coiling
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 6–8 mm long; lobes ovate-oblong with hyalins margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla ± pale pink suffused with carmine around mouth; tube c. 4 mm long; lobes c. 15–17 x 5–7 mm, somewhat twisted, and without auricles at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers c. 4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style c. 3.5 mm long.
Distribution
N3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 1200–1600 m.
Vernacular
Deg wein (Somali).

Native to:

Somalia

Cyclamen somalense Thulin & Warfa appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Pl. Syst. Evol. 166: 249 (1989)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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