Oxygonum hastatum S.Ortiz

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

[FSOM]

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

Type
C2, 6 km N of “Bulo Burti”, Kuchar 15587 (K holo., UPS iso.).
Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb or subshrub up to 30 cm tall
Morphology Leaves Stipules
Ochreae with (1.5–)2–2.5(–3) mm long setae at the margin
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 15–45 mm long, hastate and sometimes with 2 additional shorter lobes in upper part, main lateral lobes 1.5–4 mm long, spreading or curved upwards, central part of leaf and the lobes narrowly linear, pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence 5–17 cm long; pedicels erect, 3.5–4.5 mm long, exceeding the bracts by 1–2 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, heterostylous; perianth 3–4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits 5–6 mm long, pubescent, trigonous, not winged, with 3 spreading main prickles c. 2–2.2 mm long near the middle and 3 additional slightly reflexed prickles c. 0.2–0.4 mm long at the base.
Distribution
C1, 2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 150–380 m.
Note
This is close to O. atriplicifolium, but differs in the short erect pedicels and the three short additional prickles near the base of the fruit.

Native to:

Somalia

Oxygonum hastatum S.Ortiz appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2002 Kuchar, P. [15587], Somalia K000244044 holotype Yes

First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 142: 343 (2003)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Flora of Somalia

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

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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