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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Ethiopia to Somalia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Aromatic shrub, up to 2 m high; stems glabrous to tomentose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves green to grey on both sides or whitish beneath, glabrous to pubescent or finely tomentose on both surfaces; petiole 2–16(–42) mm long, puberulous; blade ovate to broadly elliptic or orbicular, 0.4–3(–4) x 0.4–2.8 cm, rounded to subacute at the apex, ± rounded at the base, sometimes lobed, with crenate margin
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences leaf-opposed, solitary, or merging into a terminal panicle, with leafy bracts in basal part only; peduncle 1–6 mm long; pedicels 2–7(–12) mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals elliptic, 7–13 mm long, with a 0.7–2 mm long apical horn
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals ± linear, 6–9 x 1–2 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 25–40
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit globose; body 3–4 mm in diam., glabrous to pilose; bristles (6–)8–15 mm long, thin and flexible, pilose, terminated by single or several straight setae.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

Triumfetta actinocarpa S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 25, 1983 James, Ethiopia K000241963 Unknown type material
Hildebrandt, J.M. [882], Somalia K000241962 Unknown type material

First published in J. Bot. 15: 66 (1877)

Accepted by

  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (1995). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(2): 1-456. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) in Thulin, M. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Somalia 2: 1-303. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) in Thulin, M. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Somalia 2: 1-303. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by Sebsebe Demissew [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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