Edithcolea grandis N.E.Br.

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 220 (1895)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Ethiopia to Tanzania, Socotra, Yemen. It is a succulent subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Socotra, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.
  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.
  • Hedberg, I., Edwards, S. & Nemomissa, S. (eds.) (2003). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 4(1): 1-352. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • 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.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by J. Lavranos [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Blundell, Wild Fl. E. Afr.: t. 551 (1987)
  • Bot. Mag. 177: t. 562 (1970)
  • F.P.U.: 121 (1962)
  • F.T.A. 4(1): 492 (1903)
  • Fl. Eth. 4(1): 184 (2003)
  • Fl. Somalia 3: 184 (2006).
  • K.B. 1895: 220 (1895)
  • U.K.W.F. ed. 2: 185 (1994)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Greenway, P.J. Tanzania K:SPC-05325.000 No
Greenway, P.J. [4259] Tanzania K:SPC-08032.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [S5A] Kenya K:SPC-08031.000 No
Carter, S. [901] Somalia K:SPC-45687.000 No
Cole, E. [s.n.] Somalia K000305983 Syntype Yes
Brandham [157] Somalia K:SPC-29047.362 No
Gillett, J. [12792] Kenya K:SPC-30814.000 No
Greenway, P.J. [4928] K:SPC-08036.000 No
Forbes, H.O. [145] Yemen K000305982 Type Yes
Lort Phillips, E. [s.n.] Somalia K000305984 Syntype Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K:SPC-19350.001 No
Bailes, C.; Brandham; Holmes; Bailes; Johnson [146] Somalia K:SPC-48182.000 No
Smith, A.R.; Lavranos, J. [247] Yemen K:SPC-30642.000 No
Tweedie, E.M. [669] Uganda K:SPC-06577.000 No
Bally, P.R.O. [S5] Kenya K:SPC-08029.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Edithcolea sordida K:SPC-05326.000 No

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
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  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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