Pulicaria somalensis O.Hoffm.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Djibouti to Somalia, Arabian Peninsula.

[FSOM]

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

Type
N1, between “Dschildessa” and “Zeila”, Robecchi-Bricchetti 137 (FT syn.?, not found) & “Dadab”, Ellenbeck 162 (B syn., destr.).
Morphology General Habit
Shrub or woody herb 50–120 cm high; branches puberulous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves lanceolate, 20–45´1.5–4 mm, attenuate at both ends, near the apex often with 1–2 small teeth, sparsely pubescent and glandular, sticky
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula in small corymbs, stalks of individual capitula 8–20 mm long; involucre 4–6.5 mm long; phyllaries lanceolate, acute, glabrous or pilose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, ray florets very few or absent, c. 5 mm long of which the ray c. 2 mm; disk florets 4–5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes c. 2 mm long, pilose; outer pappus of almost free scales 0.3–0.5 mm long; inner pappus of bristles 4–5 mm long, flattened.
Distribution
N1–3; C2; Ethiopia, Djibouti, Yemen
Ecology
Altitude range 450–1300 m.
Vernacular
Da-wa-ure, geed xaraar (Somali).

Native to:

Djibouti, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Yemen

Pulicaria somalensis O.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 38: 203 (1906)

Accepted by

  • 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 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 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