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

[FSOM]

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

Type
type N3; 50 km east of “Sinugif” on road to “Eil”, Lavranos & Horwood 10152 (FT, holo.).
Morphology Stem
Stems square in section with rounded sides, up to 80 mm tall and 45–60 mm wide, tapering abruptly towardsthe base, the sides with undulate swellings between the inflorescences and prominent large tessellations regularly spaced along the stem angles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences few-flowered, on reduced side-branches; pedicels erect, stout, up to 7 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 7–8 mm wide, fleshy, entirely glabrous, rotate-campanulate, almost devoid of tube, with slightly ascending lobes, yellow with copious purple markings
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Outer corona bright green, cup-shaped, with very shortly 2-fid lobes; inner corona-lobes yellow, broad, truncate, closely incumbent on the anthers.
Distribution
N3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 300–400 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Pseudolithos horwoodii P.R.O.Bally & Lavranos appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Lavranos [10152], Somalia 37712.003

First published in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 46: 220 (1974)

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