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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

Morphology General Habit
Shrub, up to 1.5 m tall; stems erect to spreading, scaberulous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves with 1–5 mm long scaberulous petiole; blade oblanceolate, 30–50 x 4–7 mm, succulent, glabrous to papillose, glandular, apex acute to acuminate, mucronate, base cuneate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences terminal and axillary, 4–12-flowered, scaberulous; peduncles 1–5 mm long; pedicels 1–2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals ovate, 1.2–1.5 x 0.8–1 mm, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla glabrous; tube 2–3 mm long, campanulate; lobes lanceolate to broadly ovate, 2–2.5 x 1.5–1.7 mm, greenish to yellow tinged red, with rounded tip
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona-lobes from middle of corolla-tube, exserted from mouth of corolla, cylindrical with broader base, 1–1.5 mm long, reddish, with obtuse to obliquely 2-fid tip
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 1.5 mm long; anthers narrowly triangular, c. 1 mm long, apiculate, pilose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles paired, narrowly divergent, cylindrical-ovoid, 30–50 x 3 mm, greyish brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds narrowly ovate, c. 3 x 1 mm, brown, warty; hairs c. 15 mm long, whitish.
Distribution
N2, 3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 600–800 m.
Vernacular
Rim-rimee (Somali).

Native to:

Somalia

Cryptolepis stefianinii Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Somala 1: 218 (1929)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by J. Venter [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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