Zygophyllum hamiense Schweinf.

This species is accepted, and its native range is N. & NE. Somalia, Arabian Peninsula, S. Iran.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Dwarf shrub or subshrub, spreading, young parts white tomentose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 1-foliolate; leaflet oblong, fleshy, up to c. 5 mm long; petiole oblong, fleshy, usually longer than the leaflet; stipules membranous, triangular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicels 3–5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style very short
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule oblong, to c. 10 x 4 mm, slightly 5-angled, purplish-coloured.

Native to:

Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Yemen

Zygophyllum hamiense Schweinf. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Herb. Boissier 5(App. 2): 277 (1899)

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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Osborne, J. (2015). Typification of Zygophyllum propinquum Decne. and Z. coccineum L. (Zygophyllaceae) and a key to Tetraena in SW Asia. Kew Bulletin 70(38): 1-9. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman). Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.

  • 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 Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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