Pulicaria schimperi DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or biennial herb, 8–50 cm high; branches pale grey-lanate
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ovate to oblanceolate, 2.5–8´0.5–2.3 cm, margins dentate, acute, white-lanate, glandular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula terminal, solitary, on stalks 3–8 cm long; involucre 5.5–7 mm long; phyllaries lanceolate to spatulate, acute to attenuate, lanate to pilose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow; ray florets 6–10 mm long, of which the ray 4–5 mm; disk florets 4–5.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes c. 1.5 mm long, 10-ribbed, pilose; outer pappus of partially connate scales 0.2–0.4 mm long; inner pappus of bristles 2.5–3.5 mm long.
Distribution
N1; Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Yemen, Arabia
Ecology
Altitude c. 250 m.

Native to:

Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Pulicaria schimperi DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Ash [1252], Ethiopia 35644.000 No
Schimper [1041], Ethiopia K000415365 Yes
Ethiopia K000415366 Yes
Schimper, W. [908], Saudi Arabia K000978574 Yes

First published in Prodr. 7(1): 285 (1838)

Accepted by

  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.

Flora of Somalia

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

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
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  • 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