Family:
Cistaceae Juss.

Helianthemum humile Verdc.

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
N2, “Mt Surud”, Bally 11283 (EA holo., K iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Dwarf shrublet growing in cushions to 10 cm high; young branches pilose with white hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, elliptic, 8–14 x 2.5–4.5 mm, densely pubescent with short and long whitish hairs, with strongly revolute margins; stipules c. 2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 1–2-flowered; pedicels 4.5–12 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Outer sepals linear, 3.5–4 mm long; inner sepals elliptic, 7–8 mm long, pilose and pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals yellow, c. 7 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 50
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary pilose; style 4–6 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 5 mm long, pubescent at apex only.
Distribution
N2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range c. 2300 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Helianthemum humile Verdc. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 1966 Bally, P.R.O. [11283], Somalia K000230913 isotype Yes

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 40: 59 (1966)

Accepted by

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

Literature

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 [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
    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 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