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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Ethiopia to Somalia.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Much-branched shrub to 1(–1.5) m tall, often cushion-shaped, scabrid or sometimes glabrous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves linear to narrowly obovate, 5–15 x 2–3 mm, obtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers yellow to greenish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 1–2 mm long, widely separated around the fleshy receptacle (outer disc); inner disc funnel-shaped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 5–6, minute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 12–14
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary ovoid-cylindric with 3 apical teeth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsules bladder-like, leathery, ovoid to ellipsoid, 6–10 x 3–6 mm, closed at the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds smooth, glossy, brown to black.
Distribution
N1–3; C1; S1; E Ethiopia
Ecology
Altitude range 110–1400 m.
Vernacular
Aura-diyeh, chimbursis, cundawale, gosa mudoweyi, gulan, mirrow, shansar (Somali).
Note
Despite their epithets, both O. somalensis and Randonia somalensis were described on material from Ethiopia.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

Ochradenus somalensis Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in J. Bot. 34: 52 (1896)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Literature

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 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/
© 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 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