Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Coronilla L.

Coronilla somalensis Thulin

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

[FSOM]

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

Type
N2, “Surud Range”, N of “Erigavo”, Gillett & Watson 23837 (K holo., MOG iso.).
Morphology General Habit
Annual herb, glabrous except for scattered minute club-shaped hairs on young branches, leaf-rhachides and peduncles; stems decumbent, up to 25 cm long
Morphology Leaves
Leaves imparipinnate, 5–11-foliolate; leaflets obovate-oblong, 4–11 x 2.5–8 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Umbels 1–2-flowered, pedunculate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx c. 1.4–1.6 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellow, 5–7 mm long, claw of standard scarcely exserted from the calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits held erect, becoming ± straight except for the downcurved beak, ± 5-angled, linear, c. 40–50 x 1.5 mm, with c. 7 segments.
Distribution
N2, 3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 1150–2050 m.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Insufficiently known
Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb

Native to:

Somalia

Coronilla somalensis Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1988 Gillett, J.B. [23837], Somalia K000858970 holotype Yes

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 8: 485 (1989)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Securigera somaliensis.]

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/

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    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