Lecaniodiscus fraxinifolius subsp. scassellatii (Chiov.) Friis

This subspecies is accepted, and its native range is S. Somalia to SE. Kenya.

[FSOM]

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

Type
S3, “Arrar”, Scassellati & Mazzocchi 2 (FT lecto.)
Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree up to 10 m tall; bark brown or silvery grey, smooth or fairly rough
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets in 3–4(–5) pairs, obovate or elliptic, 3.5–7 x 2.2–3.8 cm, subglabrous, acute or rounded at the apex, cuneate to rounded at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 4.
Distribution
S3; Kenya
Ecology
Altitude range 20–60 m.
Vernacular
Cenah, egni, hambeebe (Somali).
Note
Subsp. fraxinifolius occurs in Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe, whereas subsp. vaughanii (Dunkley) Friis is distributed in western Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi.

Native to:

Kenya, Somalia

Lecaniodiscus fraxinifolius subsp. scassellatii (Chiov.) Friis appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Bozzi, R. [339], Somalia K000426267 isotype Yes

First published in Kew Bull. 39: 681 (1984)

Accepted by

  • Davies, F.G. & Verdcourt, B. (1998). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Dodonaea: 1-108.
  • 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 I. Friis & K. Vollesen [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Kew Bull. 39: 781 (1984)

  • 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