Family:
Cistaceae Juss.

Helianthemum Mill.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe to Central Asia and India, NW. Africa to Sahara and Arabian Peninsula, Mexico to Central America.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herbs or dwarf shrubs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers in raceme-like cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, the 3 inner ovate, the 2 outer smaller, usually linear or oblong
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals usually yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens all fertile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma capitate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule ovoid, 3-valved.
Distribution
Some 110 species, in Europe, N and NE Africa to C Asia, and in N and S America.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Chad, China North-Central, Corse, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Gulf States, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Libya, Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Netherlands, Niger, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Western Sahara, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Helianthemum Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Rico, L. [1748], Armenia K000297263

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4: s.p. (1754)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Thulin in Nord. J. Bot. 22: 41–43 (2003).

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • 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