Zygophyllum somalense Hadidi

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

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Dwarf shrub to c. 30 cm high, spreading, young parts white tomentose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 2-foliolate; leaflets cylindrical, fleshy, c. 4–6 x 2 mm; petiole oblong, fleshy, usually longer than the leaflets; stipules membranous, triangular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers axillary, solitary, subsessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals ovate, c. 4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals white with obovate blade, longer than sepals
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filament scale ovate, acute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary tomentose; style c. 1 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule subglobose, c. 4 mm in diam., slightly 5-angled.

Native to:

Somalia

Zygophyllum somalense Hadidi appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 26, 1977 Bally, P.R.O. [16282], Somalia K000417060 isotype Yes
May 26, 1977 Bally, P.R.O. [16282], Somalia K000417059 holotype Yes

First published in Kew Bull. 33: 121 (1978)

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

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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