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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Ethiopia to Somalia.

[FSOM]

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

Type
S3, “Margherita”, Paoli 365 (FT lecto.)
Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or shrublets, up to 3 m tall; young branches tomentose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ovate to obovate, 2–7 x 0.8–4 cm, attenuate to cuneate at the base, obtuse at the apex, tomentose to villous at least when young; petiole 2–8 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in axillary pedunculate to sessile clusters; bracts ovate to obovate or oblong, 5–15 x 2–11 mm, cordate to shortly attenuate at the base, acute to obtuse and mucronate at the apex, tomentose, often distinctly nerved; bracteoles up to 4.5 x 2 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 4–7 mm long, pubescent and often glandular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 3.7–5.5 cm long, red to orange, glandular pubescent outside and often also with eglandular hairs; tube 8–14 mm long; upper lip 30–40 x 9–12 mm, 2-fid at apex; lower lip 30–40 x 2–4 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers 3–3.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary strigose; style usually pubescent in lower half
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 25–34 x 8 mm, puberulous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds c. 6 x 5 mm.
Distribution
C2; S1–3; S Ethiopia, NE Kenya
Ecology
Altitude range 10–260 m.
Note
There is a trend towards smaller bracts in the inland populations that come close to A. trisulcus, as well as to A. tanensis Baden, the latter described from eastern Kenya and southern Ethiopia.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

Anisotes involucratus Fiori appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. Ital. 1915: 59 (1915)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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