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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Ethiopia to 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, 17 km S of “Mugakori”, 3°57’N, 46°11’E, Gillett & Beckett 23292 (K holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Plant 15–45 cm tall, from an elongated, moniliform, fibrous rhizome; roots slender, ending in ellipsoid tubers
Morphology Leaves
Leaves several in a rosette, linear, 120–250 x 2.5–4 mm, usually folded, minutely scabrous along margins and nerves, or glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a much-branched compound raceme; peduncle minutely scabrous or glabrous, leafless; flowers 1–4(–8) at each node; lower pedicels 15–50 mm long, upper pedicels shorter, stiffly spreading, articulated 1–1.5 mm below the flowers, papillose or glabrous
Morphology General Buds
Buds globose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Tepal
Tepals white, 5.5–7 mm long, 3-nerved, spreading
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style c. 2.5–4.8 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 2.2–3 x 4.5–5.5 mm, expanding laterally through the persistent perianth that forms a slightly twisted apical beak.
Distribution
?N1; C2; E Ethiopia
Ecology
Altitude range 150–300 m.
Vernacular
Da’ai (Somali).

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

Chlorophytum ramosissimum Nordal & Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1993 Gillett, J.B [23292], Somalia K000256895 holotype

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 13: 275 (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
Flora of Somalia
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