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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia.

[FSOM]

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

Type
“Merehan”, Robecchi-Bricchetti 402 (FT holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Low shrub 0.2–0.6 m tall, much-branched with opposite leaves and branches, young branches densely white- or yellowish-tomentose, older branches glabrescent, woody, striate, terete
Morphology Leaves
Leaves broadly ovate to broadly obovate, c. 1.3–2.5 cm long and broad, ± densely white- or yellowish-tomentose on both surfaces or more thinly so above, obtuse or retuse at the apex, cuneate to truncate at the base, distinctly petiolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Partial inflorescences mostly with 3 fertile flowers Inflorescences to c. 9 cm long, axis usually whitish- or yellowish-tomentose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Tepal
Tepals narrowly lanceolate-oblong, 6–8 mm, densely furnished with lanuginose greyish-white hairs, 3-nerved, the inner slightly shorter
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filaments distinctly expanding towards the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 3–4.5 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Sterile flowers with stramineous to brownish bristles c. 10–12 mm long, bristles plumose almost to the tip.
Distribution
N1; C1 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 260–1060 m.
Vernacular
Bule, duffolod, gaydu, marabob (Somali)

Native to:

Somalia

Dasysphaera robecchii Lopr. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27: 52 (1899)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by C. C. Townsend [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/
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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