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

[FSOM]

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

Type
S2, Shabeellaha Dhexe Region, 39 km NE of Muqdisho along road to Warshiikh, 2°12’N, 45°38’E, Thulin, Hedrén & Abdi Dahir 7186 (UPS holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Plant slender, from a short rhizome; roots white, 5–14 cm long, somewhat fleshy and to 2 mm thick, without tubers
Morphology Leaves
Leaves several, basal, filiform or very narrowly linear, 50–130 x 1–2 mm, folded, glabrous except for minutely denticulate margins, often strongly curved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a very lax simple raceme, 5–24 cm long, prostrate or subprostrate, glabrous; flowers 1–2 at each node; pedicels 3–4 mm long, articulated near the middle or in the lower half, ± curved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Tepal
Tepals white, medially greenish, c. 2.8 mm long, 3-nerved, spreading
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style c. 0.6–0.8 mm long, fairly long persistent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 3.5 x 5 mm, with the spreading persistent tepals at the base.
Distribution
C1; S2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 10–30 m.

Doubtfully present in:

Tanzania

Native to:

Socotra, Somalia

Chlorophytum filifolium Nordal & Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 13: 264 (1993)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: 1-298. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by M. Thulin [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