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

Morphology Leaves
Leaves linear, 6–25 × 1–2.5 mm, but involute and appearing narrower, entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences raceme-like, lax, with flowers opposite or irregularly scattered
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits Fruiting calyx
Fruiting calyx not seen in mature state, open, villous in the throat; upper lobe hardly or only slightly broader than the other lobes, not decurrent, narrowly triangular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 5-lobed, 10–20 mm long, white or with pink tinge on the throat; tube horizontally widened towards the throat; lower lip 3-lowed for ± 3/4 of its length
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Anterior stamens often shortly protruding beyond the mouth of the corolla-tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style unequally 2-fid with posterior branch longer
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets unknown.
Distribution
N3; C1 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 80–110 m.
Type
C1, 44 km S of “Jeriban” on road to “Obbia”, Gillett, Hemming & Watson 22102 (E holo., EA FT K iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Subshrub with thin stems, 0.4–0.7 m tall, with narrow c. 1 mm long persistent leaf-bases

Native to:

Somalia

Endostemon stenocaulis (Hedge) Ryding, A.J.Paton & Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2003 Gillett, J.B. [22102], Somalia K000347246 isotype

First published in Kew Bull. 58: 923 (2003 publ. 2004)

Accepted by

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
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