Pulicaria petiolaris Jaub. & Spach

This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula, W. & Central Himalaya.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Woody herb or subshrub, 10–70 cm high, branched from base; stems sparsely hispid-pubescent and glandular
Morphology Leaves
Leaves petiolate, the petiole winged and widened at the very base, 1–2 cm long, blade ovate, 1.8–9.5´1–5 cm, margins dentate, apex acute, pubescent and glandular on both surfaces, aromatic. Capitula on 5–13 cm long leafless stalks near branch ends, solitary or few together; involucre 5–7 mm long; phyllaries lanceolate to linear, acute, sparsely hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets yellow, the ray 5–12 mm long; disk florets darker yellow, cylindric, 2.8–3.2 mm long, lobes 0.2–0.4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 0.9–1.5 mm long, sparsely pilose or glabrous, distally sparsely glandular; outer pappus of c. 0.3 mm long scales or bristles; inner pappus of white bristles 2.5–4 mm long, distally subplumose.
Distribution
N1–3; Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Ecology
Altitude range 650–1900 m.
Vernacular
Burdid demarad (Somali).

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Woody herb or sub-shrub, 0.1–0.4 m high, branched from base; stems sparsely hispid-pubescent and glandular.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves petiolate, the petiole widened at the very base and 1–2 cm long, blade ovate, 1.8–6(–9.5) cm long, 1–3 cm wide, base rounded to cuneate, margins dentate, apex acute, densely to sparsely pubescent and glandular on both surfaces.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula 5–7 mm long, on long (5–7 cm) leafless stalks near branch ends, several forming a lax leafy panicle or corymb; phyllaries lanceolate to linear, 1.5–5 mm long, acute, sparsely hairy; receptacle almost smooth.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets yellow, the ray 5–8 mm long, sparsely glandular beneath; tube florets darker yellow, tube cylindric, 2.8–3.2 mm long, lobes 0.2–0.4 mm long, anthers 1.4–1.5 mm long, style 3–4 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindric or ellipsoid, 0.9–1.5 mm long, sparsely pilose or glabrous, distally sparsely glandular; pappus with an inner series of white bristles 2.5–4 mm long, distally subplumose, and an outer series of short, to 0.3 mm long, scales or bristles.
Figures
Fig. 66 (page 337).
Habitat
On cliff ledges; ± 1640 m
Distribution
K1

Native to:

Djibouti, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, West Himalaya, Yemen

Pulicaria petiolaris Jaub. & Spach appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1996 Ehrenberg, C.G. [s.n.], Ethiopia K000415378 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1989 Ehrenberg, C.G. [s.n.], Ethiopia K000415348 Yes
Schimper, W. [2301a.], Ethiopia K000415349 Yes
Schimper, W. [2301], Ethiopia K000415350 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [1586] K000978591 Yes
Schweinfurth, G. [1586] K000978592 Yes

First published in Ill. Pl. Orient. 4(35): 69 (1852)

Accepted by

  • Qaiser, M. & Abid, R. (2003). Flora of Pakistan 210: 1-215. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • E. Gamal-Eldin, Revis. Pulicaria in Phanerog. Monographiae 14: 182 (1981).
  • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 45 (1956).
  • Jaub. & Spach, Ill. Pl. Or. 4: 69, t. 344 (1852).

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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