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This species is accepted, and its native range is Canary Islands, Sahara to Arabian Peninsula, Namibia, Kriti (Koufonisi Island) to Pakistan, S. Central China, SW. & S. Central U.S.A. to Mexico.
Oligomeris subulata

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herb, up to 50 cm tall, glabrous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves numerous, linear to linear-spathulate, 10–40 x 1–2 mm, glaucous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, bisexual, in elongating spikes; bracts with white margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 2–4(–5), 1–2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 2, persistent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 3–4, about as long as petals
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary ovoid-globose, sulcate, with 4 conical apical teeth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsules 2.5–3.5 mm long and wide, glabrous, scabrid or ridged, deeply sulcate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds becoming black, smooth or practically so, glossy.
Distribution
N2 Canary Is., N Africa, Central Saharan Mts, Israel, Egypt, Arabia and eastwards to NW India, also in S USA and Mexico.
Ecology
Altitude c. 2000 m.

Native to:

Algeria, Arizona, California, Canary Is., Chad, China South-Central, Egypt, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Kriti, Kuwait, Libya, Mauritania, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Namibia, Nevada, New Mexico, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Texas, Tunisia, Utah, Western Sahara, Yemen

Oligomeris linifolia (Vahl ex Hornem.) J.F.Macbr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
unknown (Kralik)?, Egypt K000230949 Unknown type material
Moulton, D. [66], USA Oligomeris subulata K000075741 Unknown type material
Nuttall [s.n.], USA Oligomeris ellimia K000075745 Unknown type material
Jan 1, 1966 Stocks, dr. [s.n.] Oligomeris glaucescens K000075743 Unknown type material
Jacquemont [s.n.] Oligomeris glaucescens K000075742 Unknown type material
Jacquemont, V. [824] Oligomeris glaucescens K000075744 Unknown type material

First published in Contr. Gray Herb. 53: 13 (1918)

Accepted by

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Daoud, H.S. in Al-Rawi, A. (1985). Flora of Kuwait 1: 1-224. Alden Press Ltd., U.K.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Dobignard, A., Jacquemoud, F. & Jordan, D. (1992). Matériaux pour la conaissance floristique du Sahara occidental et l'Anti-Atlas méridional. I. Pteridophyta à Rosaceae Candollea 47: 113-179.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of North America North of Mexico 7: 1-797. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
  • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
  • Miller, A.G. & Cope, T.A. (1996). Flora of the Arabian peninsula and Socotra 1: 1-586. Edinburgh university press.
  • Moran, R. (1996). The flora of Guadalupe island, Mexico Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 19: 1-190.
  • Nasir, E. & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1970-1995). Flora of West Pakistan 1-131.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1980). Flora of Iraq 4(2): 628-1199. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of China 8: 1-506. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • von Raab-Strauba, E. & Raus, T. (2014). Euro+Med-Checklist notulae, 3 Willdenowia 44: 287-299.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Abdallah, M.S., de Wit, H.C.D. & Rechinger, K.H. (1982). Flora Iranica 149: 1-23. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Daoud, H.S. in Al-Rawi, A. (1985). Flora of Kuwait 1: 1-224. Alden Press Ltd., U.K.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Dobignard, A., Jacquemoud, F. & Jordan, D. (1992). Matériaux pour la conaissance floristique du Sahara occidental et l'Anti-Atlas méridional. I. Pteridophyta à Rosaceae Candollea 47: 113-179.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2010). Flora of North America North of Mexico 7: 1-797. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Jongbloed, M., Western, R.A. & Boer, B. (2000). Annotated Check-list for plants in the U.A.E.: 1-90. Zodiac Publishing, Dubai.
  • Llewellyn, O.A., Hall, M., Miller, A.G., Al-Abbasi, T.M., Al-Wetaid, A.H., Al-Harbi, R.J. & Al-Shammari, K.F. (2011). Important plant areas in the Arabian peninsula: 4. Jabal Aja Edinburgh Journal of Botany 68: 199-224.
  • Moran, R. (1996). The flora of Guadalupe island, Mexico Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences 19: 1-190.
  • Quézel, P. (1958). Mission Botanique au Tibesti: 1-357. Université d'Alger.
  • Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (eds.) (1980). Flora of Iraq 4(2): 628-1199. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of China 8: 1-506. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • von Raab-Strauba, E. & Raus, T. (2014). Euro+Med-Checklist notulae, 3 Willdenowia 44: 287-299.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

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