Reseda migiurtinorum Chiov.

First published in Fl. Somala 1: 87 (1929)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is NE. Somalia. It is a perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Descriptions

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

Type
N3, “Uanane”, Puccioni & Stefanini 644 (FT lecto.).
Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb or shrublet, to 0.7 m tall; stems and leaves densely and softly pubescent with spreading hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves shortly petiolate; blade broadly elliptic to ovate or obovate, 2.5–6 x 1–3 cm, obtuse, entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers yellowish in long racemes; bracts filiform, c. 6 mm long, pilose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 6, c. 1.5 mm long, deciduous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 2–3 mm long, broadly obovate, 1–5-fid, deciduous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 20
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary obovoid, 3-toothed at apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsules erect, obovoid, c. 5–6 x 3 mm, glabrous, sulcate, contracted at the mouth and obscurely 3-dentate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds c. 0.8 mm long, minutely papillose, black.
Distribution
N3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range c. 20–140 m.
Vernacular
Kaheye, ula-case (Somali).
[FSOM]

Sources

  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. 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 2023. 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