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

Type
N2, “Surud”, W side of “Tabah Pass”, Reynolds 8435 (PRE holo., EA K iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Irregularly branched shrub or tree to 15 m tall; stem up to 150 cm wide at base
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 16–20, to 45 x 5 cm, lanceolate, recurved, furrowed above, green; margins with cartilaginous white teeth, 1–3 mm long, 3–10 mm apart
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences 50–60 cm tall, with 2–5 branches; racemes cylindric, 12–20 cm long, fairly dense; bracts 6 x 3 mm; pedicels to 12 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers red, fleshy, nutant; perianth 38–42 mm long, 12 mm across the ovary, outer tepals free for 32 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers exserted 4 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma exserted 5 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 8 x 4 mm.
Distribution
N2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 1300–1800 m.
Vernacular
Daar der, dacar dheer (Somali)

Native to:

Somalia

Aloidendron eminens (Reynolds & P.R.O.Bally) Klopper & Gideon F.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 1960 Bally, P.R.O. [10300], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204844
Sep 1, 1960 Bally, P.R.O. [10300], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204843
Bally, P.R.O. [10300], Somalia Aloe eminens 15145.000
Reynolds, G.W. [8435], Somalia Aloe eminens K000256425 isotype
Glover, P.E. [788], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204841
Bally, P.R.O. [11120], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204851
Popov, G. [1158], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204842
Hemming, C.F. [1955], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204845
Bally, P.R.O. [11142], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204850
Carter, S. [927], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204846
Bally, P.R.O. [15913], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204852
Barbier, C. [1008], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204847
Peck, E. [Bally 4284], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204849
Peck, E. [Bally 4284], Somalia Aloe eminens K000204848

First published in Phytotaxa 76: 9 (2013)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

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