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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. 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
N2, “Agasur”, Bally 11022 (K holo., FT iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Plant up to at least 32 cm tall, from a short slightly fibrous rhizome; roots fleshy, without tubers
Morphology Leaves
Leaves several in a rosette, lanceolate, up to at least 20 mm wide, with the margin distinctly ciliate usually along all its length
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence usually unbranched, glabrous; peduncle with leaves and sterile bracts along all its length, glabrous; bracts ovate-lanceolate; flowers 1–4 at each node; pedicels 3–8 mm long, articulated near the middle or in the lower half
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Tepal
Tepals white, medially greenish, 5–6.5(–8) mm long, 3-nerved
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens subequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 4–5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 4–5 x 5–7 mm, expanding laterally through the persistent perianth that forms an apical beak.
Distribution
N2, 3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 400–1600 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Chlorophytum petraeum Nordal & Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1993 Bally, P.R.O. [11022], Somalia K000256890 holotype

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 13: 274 (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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