Moricandia DC.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Canary Islands, Medit. to Sahara and Pakistan, Somalia to Arabian Peninsula.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herbs or small shrubs, glabrous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Racemes corymbose, lax in fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals erect, the inner ones saccate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals pink, purple or white
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a siliqua; valves with a distinct median vein
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds in 1 or 2 rows in each cell.
Distribution
Eight species in the Mediterranean region and eastwards to Pakistan.

Doubtfully present in:

Yugoslavia

Native to:

Algeria, Baleares, Canary Is., Chad, Egypt, Greece, Iran, Italy, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Somalia, Spain, Tunisia, Yemen

Introduced into:

Corse, France, Sardegna

Moricandia DC. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Syst. Nat. 2: 626 (1821)

Accepted by

  • Jalas, J., Suominen, J. & Lampinen, R. (eds.) (1996). Atlas Florae Europaeae. Distribution of vascular plants in Europe 11: 1-310.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

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

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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