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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central & S. Somalia.

[FSOM]

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

Type
S3, “Ras Deg-Deg” near “Torda”, Paoli 291 (FT holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Prostrate shrubby herb; stems to 30 cm long, ± densely pubescent
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ± broadly ovate-elliptic, up to 2.5–7.5 x 1.3–3.5 cm, pubescent on both sides, margin entire or with ± numerous small teeth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Spikes 2–5 cm long, 4–16-flowered; peduncle 3–5 mm long; fertile bracts green, densely sericeous-puberulous and with longer hairs on veins and margins, elliptic to broadly obovate, 15–22 x 7–10 mm, with a recurved triangular spinose 3–5 mm long tip, and with 3–5 spines up to 2–4 mm long on each side; bracteoles 7–10 x 0.5–1 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx densely pubescent, the upper lobe broadly ovate-elliptic, 13–15 mm long, 5-veined from the base, 3-toothed at the apex, the lower lobe 9–10 mm long, without or with 2 minute teeth at the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla blue, 18–22 mm long; tube 4–5 mm long; limb 10–13 mm wide.
Distribution
C1; S2, 3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 0–10 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Blepharis glinus Fiori appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Soc. Bot. Ital. 1915: 53 (1915)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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
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 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 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