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

[FSOM]

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

Type
C1, 17–18 km N of Hobyo on road to Jirriiban, Thulin & Dahir 6653 (UPS holo., K iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Slender annual; stems 5–25 cm long and 0.3–0.6 mm thick, angular
Morphology Leaves Leaf sheaths
Leaf-sheaths pale to light reddish brown with green central part; blades 2–15 cm long and 0.2–0.5 mm wide, flat, canaliculate or inrolled, usually densely hairy on midrib and margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a simple or compound lax anthela consisting of one sessile spikelet and 1–many stalked spikelets
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets 4–15 x 1.5–3 mm, ovate to lanceolate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes 1.7–2.5 mm long, light to dark reddish brown, short-hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlet 0.6–0.8 x 0.4–0.8 mm, obovate to almost globose, pale, grey or light reddish brown with c. 7-15 transverse wrinkles.

Native to:

Somalia

Bulbostylis somaliensis Lye appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Edinburgh J. Bot. 53: 223 (1996)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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