Maerua kaessneri Gilg & Gilg-Ben.

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 53: 248 (1915)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Somalia to E. Kenya. It is a shrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Kenya, Somalia

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Elffers, J., Graham, R.A. & Dewolf, G.P. (1964). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Capparidaceae: 1-88.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 126 (1961).
  • Gilg & Bened. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 53: 248 (1915).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1960 Bally [12179], Kenya K000353327 No
Jun 18, 1958 Graham, R.A. [1815], Kenya K000353329 No
Kassner [496], Kenya K000230744 Yes
Gillett, J.B. [25263], Somalia K000353326 No
Dale, I.R. [791], Kenya K000353328 Yes
Gillett, J.B. [21178], Kenya K000353338 No
Drummond, R.B. [4038], Kenya K000353333 No
Gillett, J.B. [19196], Kenya K000353332 No
Faden, R.B. [615], Kenya K000353331 Yes
Beckett, J.J. [1575], Somalia K000353325 No
Robertson, S.A. [1847], Kenya K000353330 No
Robertson, S.A. [5685], Kenya K000353337 No

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0