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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FSOM]

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

Type
N3, “Balli Scillin” to “Bur Inaoshin”, Puccioni & Stefanini 777 (FT holo.)
Morphology Roots
Roots many, fleshy
Morphology Leaves
Leaves up to 15 x 0.3 cm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence slightly longer to shorter than the leaves, erect, dense; bracts 5–6 mm long; pedicels 5–10 mm long, becoming slightly recurved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Tepal
Tepals c. 5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 5–5.5 x 4–6 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds apparently smooth.
Distribution
N3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 120–400 m.

[FTEA]

Asphodelaceae, Christopher Whitehouse. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2002

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb from a short rhizome, with spreading fleshy roots 2–5 mm in diameter, and several thin fibrous roots.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves linear, terete, up to 38 cm long, 4–7 mm wide, hollow, expanding at the base into a tubular sheath, the outer leaves reduced to membranous sheaths up to 6 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Peduncle at anthesis up to 22 cm long, ± 3 mm wide, shorter than the leaves; raceme at anthesis ± 4 cm long, ± 2 cm in diameter; bracts cuspidate, up to 10 mm long, 2–3 mm wide at the base, attenuate into a filiform apex, membranous and transparent except for a brown midrib; pedicels 2–4 mm long, overtopped by the bracts at anthesis, recurved after flowering and extending up to 22 mm in fruit.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers congested, white; tepals 5–6 mm long, the outer ± 2 mm wide, 3–5-nerved, the inner ± 1 mm wide, 1-nerved; stamens ± 3 mm long, yellow; ovary ± 1 mm long; style ± 4 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule obovoid, 8–15 mm long, 12–22 mm wide, inflated at maturity; seeds deltoid, angled, ± 2 mm wide, tuberculate.
Figures
Fig. 3 (p. 15).
Habitat
Commiphora - Acacia bushland among granite rocks on red sandy loam; 750–1050 m
Distribution
K1

Native to:

Somalia

Bulbine migiurtina Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Gillett [13141], Kenya Jodrellia migiurtina K000256311 holotype

First published in Pl. Nov. Aethiop.: 5 (1928)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Jodrellia migiurtina.]
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: 1-298. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Jodrellia migiurtina.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: 1-298. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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/
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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