Moringa longituba Engl.

First published in Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 9: 251 (1904)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. & S. Ethiopia to N. Kenya. It is a tuberous subshrub and grows primarly in the desert or dry shrubland biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1986). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Moringaceae: 1- 11.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Burger, Fam. Fl. Pl. Eth., fig. 19/2 (1967).
  • Chiov. in Bull. Soc. Bot. Ital. 1917: 27 (1917).
  • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 162 (1954).
  • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 326 (1961).
  • Engl. in Ann. Ist. Bot. Roma 9: 251 (1902).
  • Verdc. in Kew Bulletin 13: 385 (1959).
  • Verde. in Kew Bulletin 40: 21 (1985).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bally, P.R.O. [9065], Kenya 23718.000 No
Gillett, J.B. [13444], Kenya 23719.000 No
Burger, W. [3285], Ethiopia K000569446 No
Burger, W. [3285], Ethiopia K000569351 No
Ellis, P.E. [342], Ethiopia K000569342 No

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0