Schouwia DC.

First published in Syst. Nat. 2: 643 (1821)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Sahara & Sahel to Arabian Peninsula, India.

Descriptions

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual glabrous herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves undivided, clasping
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Racemes ebracteate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals subsaccate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers medium-sized to large with pink to bluish petals
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a winged siliqua with prominent beak
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds many, subglobose.
Note
A single species only.
[FSOM]

Sources

  • 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 Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0