Pulicaria undulata (L.) C.A.Mey.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Canary Islands (Gran Canaria) Sahara & Sahel to India.

[FWTA]

Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
An aromatic weedy herb like the last (Pulicaria crispa), but generally smaller and more silky-hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flower-heads 1/4-1/2 in. across
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets yellow.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Subshrub or woody herb 30–100 cm high; branches white-floccose, densely glandular
Morphology Leaves
Leaves narrowly obovate or spatulate, 10–35´3–13 mm, base long-attenuate but the very base almost auriculate, margins dentate, apex apiculate, white-floccose and glandular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula terminal, solitary or few together on stalks 1–4 cm long; involucre 3–5 mm long; phyllaries lanceolate, acute, spreading at anthesis, hairy or glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets very many, corolla yellow; ray florets 2.5–3.5 mm long, the ray 1.2–2 mm long; disk florets 1.8–3 mm long, glandular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 0.5–1 mm long, 5-ribbed, glabrous; outer pappus of half-connate scales 0.3–0.4 mm long, inner pappus of few bristles 2–3 mm long.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Gulf States, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Tunisia, Yemen

Extinct in:

Canary Is.

Pulicaria undulata (L.) C.A.Mey. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Verz. Pfl. Casp. Meer.: 79 (1831)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Not accepted by

  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad. [Cited as Pulicaria crispa.]

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 3: 365.
  • Verzeichn. Pfl. 79 (1831)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Aedo, C. & al. (2014). https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/njb.00575. epublication.

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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  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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