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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa, Yemen.

[FSOM]

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

Type
N1, “Abdul Qadr”, between “Borama” and “Zeila”, Lavranos 6838 (FT holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Stems club-shaped, 3–5 cm long, c. 15 mm thick, grey-green with purple markings, ascending or erect with prominent spreading teeth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers 1–4 together from a stout perennial peduncle; pedicels c. 30 mm long, spreading horizontally
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla wholly glabrous, shiny, 30–45 mm wide, with a prominent, red-brown and minutely tuberculate annulus; lobes ovate-triangular, c. 15 mm long, markedly folded, with longitudinal furrows, when expanded 7 mm broad, yellow with large, red-brown spots
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Outer corona 6.5–7.5 mm in diam, red brown; inner corona-lobes whitish, ovoid with an acute dorsal horn, 2–3 mm high.
Distribution
N1; Ethiopia, Djibouti, Yemen
Ecology
Altitude range 500–800 m.

Native to:

Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, Yemen

Duvalia somalensis Lavranos appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 43: 65 (1971)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by J. Lavranos [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/
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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