Pyrenacantha malvifolia Engl.

First published in Sitzungsber. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 18: 268 (1893)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is E. & S. Ethiopia to NE. Tanzania. It is a climbing caudex geophyte and grows primarly in the desert or dry shrubland biome(s).

Distribution

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) in Thulin, M. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Somalia 2: 1-303. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) in Thulin, M. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Somalia 2: 1-303. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Pickering, H. & Awale, A. I. (2018). Introduction to plants in Central Somaliland. Ponte Invisibile, Redsea Cultural Foundation.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Engl. in A. Engler & O. Drude, Die Vegetation Der Erde, IX, Pflanzenwelt Afrikas 1(1): 258, fig. 255 (1910).
  • Engl. in Sitz. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. 18: 268 (1893), as “ malvaefolia ”
  • Engl., Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 248 (1895)
  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 252 (1949).

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Coryndon [H180/62], Kenya 27598.000 No

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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  • 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
  • Kew Science Photographs

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