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

[FSOM]

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

Distribution
Not known elsewhere.
Morphology General Habit
Plant herbaceous, with stems up to several m long, angular with green edges, trailing or hanging, glabrous
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blade broadly ovate-triangular in outline, 3–8 x 2.5–6.5 cm, scabrid with minute scattered stiff hairs above, glabrous or almost so beneath, palmately deeply (3–)5-lobed, cordate at the base, lobes elliptic to lanceolate or ovate, acute, the central the largest; petiole 1.2–4.5 cm long, glabrous or almost so
Morphology Reproductive morphology
Monoecious
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Female flowers solitary, coaxillary with the male flowers; pedicels 25–40 mm long; ovary fusiform, c. 6.5 mm long, glabrous; perianth as in male flowers Male flowers 3–6 in axillary clusters; pedicels 10–14 mm long; hypanthium campanulate, 2.5–3.2 mm long; sepals triangular c. 0.4 mm long; petals white, 1.6–2.8 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits elliptic, c. 13–17 x 6–9 mm, apiculate, red when ripe, c. 4–12-seeded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds c. 4.4 x 3.2 x 1.5 mm.

Native to:

Somalia

Zehneria somalensis Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 16: 297 (1996 publ. 1997)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by C. Jeffrey & M. Thulin [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