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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. 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 General Habit
Shrublet, up to 1 m tall; young stems densely covered by short spreading to ± forwardly directed hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ± narrowly obovate to elliptic or ovate, 10–35 x 4–12 mm, obtuse to shortly acute at the apex, attenuate into a short petiole at the base, with entire to shallowly sinuate margin, pubescent on both sides with short spreading to ± appressed hairs; petiole articulated and 1–2 mm long base remaining after the falling of the leaf-blade
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers solitary or in 2–5-flowered dense axillary cymes; peduncle up to c. 1 mm long; bracts linear to oblanceolate, 1.5–7 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 6–9 mm long, shortly pubescent with eglandular and glandular hairs; lobes 2–4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla violet blue, 15–17 mm long, pubescent with glandular and eglandular hairs outside; tube 10–11 mm long, cylindrical for most of its length and widened near throat only; upper lip 2-lobed; lower lip 3-lobed, all lobes c. 6 x 2 mm, truncate, glabrous inside, the midlobe almost smooth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 10–11 mm long, ± exceeding the calyx.
Distribution
S1 (only known from the type collection).
Ecology
Altitude c. 280 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Dyschoriste bayensis Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Thulin, M. [7554], Somalia K000197086 isotype

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 23: 519 (2005)

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 M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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