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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

Morphology General Habit
Tufted subshrub, up to 0.25 m tall; young stems densely greyish tomentose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves subsessile, leathery; petiole up to 1 mm long; blade narrowly elliptic (but due to revolute margin usually appearing linear), up to 4–10 × 1.5–4 mm, above slightly tomentose, below whitish tomentose, margin crenate with (4–)5–12 teeth at each side, revolute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences spicate, very dense, spherical, with the flowers irregularly arranged along the short rhachis, 10–15 mm in diam.; flowers sessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx tubular, 3–6 mm long, densely pubescent with c. 1 mm long hairs; lobes c. 1 mm long, upper broadly triangular, lateral triangular, lower narrowly acuminate-triangular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 5–10 mm long, white, hairy on the ventral side; tube 4–4.5 mm long; lip 4–6 × 3.5–5 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets c. 1.6 × 1.1 mm, reticulate, glabrous.

Native to:

Somalia

Teucrium polioides Ryding appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1997 O'Bally, P. [15782], Somalia K000192985 isotype

First published in Edinburgh J. Bot. 55: 214 (1998)

Accepted by

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by O. Ryding [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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