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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FSOM]

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

Type
C2, Hiiraan Region, 8 km NNW of Maxaas, Kuchar 16825 (K holo. and iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Plant up to at least 23 cm tall, from a short, fibrous rhizome; roots short, ending in ellipsoid-clavate tubers
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 1 or 2, basal, linear-lanceolate, erect or spreading, 3–8 mm wide, glabrous; margin undulate and with a c. 0.15 mm wide hyaline border
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a simple or few-branched raceme, glabrous; peduncle leafless, glabrous; flowers 1 at each node; bracts 0.8–1.5 mm long; pedicels 8–20 mm long, filiform, spreading or becoming deflexed, articulated c. 1 mm below the flowers, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Tepal
Tepals c. 5–6 mm long in young fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 4 x 8 mm, expanding laterally through the persistent perianth that forms a slightly twisted apical beak.
Distribution
C2 only known from the type.
Ecology
Altitude range c. 200 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Chlorophytum hiranense Nordal & Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1993 Kuchar [16825], Somalia K000256886 holotype
Jan 1, 1993 Kuchar, P. [16825], Somalia K000256887 holotype

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 13: 265 (1993)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1995). Flora of Somalia 4: 1-298. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
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