Pulicaria sericea E.Gamal-Eldin

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

[FSOM]

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

Type
N2, 44 km SSE of Laas Qoray, 5 km S of “Haval Iswale”, Bally & Melville 15929 (K holo.).
Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb 30–50 cm high; branches white-pubescent and densely glandular
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ovate, 2–4.2´0.8–2.2 cm, narrowed into a petiolate base but auriculate near the stem, dentate, acute, pubescent and glandular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula solitary or in few-headed corymbs, on stalks 1–4 cm long; involucre 7–10 mm long; phyllaries linear, attenuate, pubescent and glandular, the outer recurved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, ray florets 8–10 mm long, the ray to 4.5 mm long; disk florets 5–6 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 1.3–1.5 mm long, 5-ribbed, pilose; outer pappus of partially connate scales c. 0.2 mm long; inner pappus of bristles 4–5 mm long.
Distribution
N2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude c. 1500 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Pulicaria sericea E.Gamal-Eldin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 8, 1978 Bally, P.R.O. [15929], Somalia K000415367 holotype Yes

First published in Phanerogam. Monogr. 14: 195 (1981)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Gamal-Eldin in Phanerogam. Monogr. 14 (1981)

  • 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