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

[FSOM]

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

Type
N3, 5 km along track from Gaalogod to Garadeen, Thulin & al. 10504 (UPS holo., K iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Erect shrublet, c. 0.5 m tall
Morphology Stem
Stems normal with enlarged nodes, lateral shoots not stunted, bark flaky, grayish-brown, glabrous, verrucose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, sessile, glabrous; blade oblanceolate to narrowly obovate, 8–10 x 2 mm, succulent, main vein prominent below, secondary veins invisible, apex obtuse to emarginate with fimbriate reddish triangular mucro
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences axillary, 2–4-flowered, glabrous; peduncles 1–2 mm long, frail; pedicels 1–2 mm long, frail
Morphology General Buds
Buds with tip of corolla long apiculate, lobes helically twisted
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals narrowly triangular to narrowly ovate, 2–3 mm long, apex long attenuate with reddish mucro
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pale yellow, glabrous; tube c. 2 mm long, campanulate; lobes linear, 7–9 x 1 mm, obtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona hidden in corolla-tube; lobes arrow-like, c. 1 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 1 mm long; anthers hastate, apiculate, glabrous.
Distribution
N3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range c. 100 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Cryptolepis nugaalensis Venter & Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in S. African J. Bot. 72: 139 (2006)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by J. Venter [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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