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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Somalia, Yemen.

[FSOM]

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

Type
N2, 4 km NNW of “Erigavo”, Lavranos 7326 (FT holo.).
Morphology General Habit
Plants forming small groups of up to about 30 articulately jointed stems, sometimes rooting adventitiously; stems elongate, clearly 4-angled, 20–60 mm long, c. 10 mm wide
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 1–3 on short peduncle, opening successively from flowering eyes near the stem tips
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla rotate, very dark reddish-brown, glabrous, c. 6 mm wide with broadly triangular lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona dark purple-brown; outer lobes with 2 short, ascending segments; inner lobes ± strap-shaped with truncate tips.
Distribution
N2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 1400–1850 m.
Note
This is very closely related to P. mccoyi Lavranos & Mies in Yemen and Oman.

Native to:

Somalia, Yemen

Pseudolithos dodsonianus (Lavranos) Bruyns & Meve appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Lavranos, J.J. [7326], Somalia 44158.000
s.coll. [s.n.] 52442.000

First published in Edinburgh J. Bot. 52: 202 (1995)

Accepted by

  • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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