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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Ethiopia to S. Central Somalia.

[FSOM]

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

Type
S1, 72 km SE of Luuq along road to Baydhabo, Thulin & Bashir Mohamed 7045 (UPS holo., K MOG iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Moderately branched shrub with often contorted branches, 1–1.5 m tall
Morphology Stem
Old stems striate with irregular cracks and peeling outer bark; young stems fairly densely hairy
Morphology Leaves
Leaves in a pair often markedly unequal; blade ovate to obovate, 25–35 x 16–19 mm, attenuate at the base, obtuse at the apex, fairly densely pubescent with up to 0.4–0.5 mm long spreading hairs, many of which are glandular; petiole 1–3 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers either single near tips of young shoots or in simple dichasia formed by additional flowers appearing later in axils of bracteoles; pedicel 2–4 mm long; peduncle 5–14 mm long; bracts leaf-like, 17–25 x 8–14 mm; bracteoles 1–2 x 0.4–0.5 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx with fairly numerous 0.2–0.4 mm long erect glandular hairs; lobes narrowly lanceolate, up to 13.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla yellowish white and pale to rich magenta, sparsely glandular-hairy on outside, 21.5–29 mm long; tube 8.8–11.5 mm long; upper lip 14.9–20 mm long, lower lip 14.3–20 mm long and 8.5–16 mm wide
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers 4.1–4.9 mm long, displaced by up to c. 0.9 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 31.5 mm long, sparsely hairy with minute glandular hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds rounded in outline
Distribution
C2; S1; south-eastern Ethiopia
Ecology
Altitude range 350–450 m.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

Ichthyostoma thulinii Hedrén & Vollesen appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Thulin, M. [6844], Somalia K001295751

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 16: 441 (1996 publ. 1997)

Accepted by

  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • 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, (2000) Author: by M. Hedrén [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/
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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