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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
42 km N of Hargeisa, “Aderiale” hill, Bally & Daniels 11785 (K holo.).
Morphology Stem
Stems solitary or rarely two or three together, square in section becoming more rounded in old plants, up to 70 mm tall and 50–60 mm wide
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences at regular intervals along the angles of the stems, up to 30-flowered, on reduced side-branches; flowers opening simultaneously, on erect pedicels up to 12 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla light brown to greenish, with an inflated, cup-shaped tube; lobes erect-spreading, linear-lanceolate, 7–9 mm long, densely covered with stiff, pinkish or silvery hairs inside, with a few club-shaped, versatile hairs at the tip
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona dark reddish-purple or greenish, cup-shaped, outer lobes 2-fid, inner lobes strap-shaped and closely incumbent on the anthers.
Distribution
N1–3; C1.
Ecology
Altitude range 600–1900 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Pseudolithos cubiformis (P.R.O.Bally) P.R.O.Bally appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Lavranos [10376], Somalia Pseudolithos cubiformis var. viridiflorus 37712.002

First published in Candollea 20: 41 (1965)

Accepted by

  • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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