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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sahara & Sahel to NW. India.
Convolvulus glomeratus

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb or sometimes slightly woody in lower parts
Morphology Stem
Stems prostrate to ascending, up to 1 m or more long, sometimes twining, appressed pubescent
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blades lanceolate-oblong to ovate, 10–30 x 4–12 mm, ± truncate to cordate at the base, acute at the apex, pubescent on both surfaces; petiole 0–5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes 4–10-flowered, head-like; peduncle 10–40(–70) mm long; bracts ± ovate, 8–12 mm long, villous, acuminate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals unequal, densely villous with long spreading hairs, the outer elliptic-ovate, 8–11 x 3.5–4.5 mm, long-acuminate, the inner lanceolate, 6.5–10 x 2 mm, acuminate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white to pale mauve or pale blue, 8–12 mm long, midpetaline areas hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style c. 7 mm long; stigma-lobes c. 2 mm long, linear
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule ovoid, 5 x 4 mm, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 2–4, c. 2 mm long, dark brown or black, tuberculate.
Distribution
N1–3 Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Socotra, the Arabian peninsula and eastwards to Pakistan.
Ecology
Altitude range 400–1200 m.
Vernacular
Danejo, hiyab, lelan, utoble (Somali).

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, India, Iran, Kenya, Lebanon-Syria, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Convolvulus glomeratus Choisy appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 27, 2012 Parsa, A. [568], Iran K000852035 Unknown type material
Ash [870], Ethiopia 35718.000
Schimper, W.P. [784], Saudi Arabia K000852033 isosyntype
Schimper, W.P. [784], Saudi Arabia K000852034 isosyntype

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 9: 401 (1845)

Accepted by

  • Alfarhan, A. & Thomas, J. in Chaudhary, S.A. (2001). Saudi Arabian CNV + CUS Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2(2): 156-222. Ministry of Agriculture & Water, Riyadh.
  • Andrews, F.W. in Andrews, F.W. (1956). Convolvulaceae The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 102-125. T.Buncle & co., LTD., Arbroath, Scotland.
  • Austin, D.F. & S. Ghazanfar in E. Nasir & Ali, S.I. (eds.) (1979). Convolvulaceae Flora of West Pakistan 126: 1-64.
  • Baker, J.G. & A.B. Rendle in Thiselton-Dyer, W.T. et al. (eds.) (1905). Convolvulaceae Flora of Tropical Africa 4(2): 62-206. Secretary of State for the Colonies.
  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Clarke, C.B. in Hooker, J.D. (1883). Fl. Br. India Convolvulaceae Flora of British India 4: 179-228 + 734.
  • 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.
  • Kitamura, S. in Kitamura, S. (1960). Fl. Afghanistan Convolvulaceae Flora of Afghanistan 2: 309-313. Kyoto University.
  • Norton, J. et al. in Norton, J. et al. (2009). Illustr. Cklist. Fl. Qatar Convolvulaceae An illustrated checklist of the Flora of Qatar: 32-34. UNESCO Office in Doha.
  • Nowroozi, M. in Assadi, M. & Khatamsaz, M. (2002). Convolvulaceae Fl. Iran Flora of Iran 40: 1-110. Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture.
  • Sa'ad, F. (1967). The Convolvulus species of the Canary Isles, the Mediterranean region, and the Near and Middle East. Mededelingen van het Botanisch Museum en Herbarium van de Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht 281: 1-288.
  • Thulin, M. et al. in Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Convolvulaceae Flora of Somalia 3: 221-258. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1982). Corrections and additions to the 'Flora of Tropical East Africa: Convolvulaceae': V Kew Bulletin 37: 459-464.
  • Wood, J.R.I. in Wood, J.R.I. (1997). Handb. Yemen Fl. Convolvulaceae A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 230-236. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.R.I., Williams, B.R.M., Mitchell, T.C., Carine, M.A., Harris, D.J. & Scotland, R.W. (2015). A foundation monograph of Convolvulus (Convolvulaceae) PhytoKeys 51: 1-282.

Not accepted by

  • Al Khulaidi, A.W.A. in Al Khulaidi, A.W.A. (2012). Fl. Yemen Convolvulaceae + Cuscutaceae Flora of Yemen: 73-76 + 80. EPA and UNDP, Republic of Yemen. [Cited as Convolvulus arabicus Hochst..]
  • 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. [Cited as Convolvulus auricomus.]
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain in Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Convolvulaceae Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 331-351. Conservatoire et Jardin Botanique de la ville de Genève. [Cited as Convolvulus auricomus.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Convolvulus auricomus.]
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M., & Long, G. (1986). Med-checklist 3: Dicotyledones (Convolvulaceae - Labiatae) 3: 1-395. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques, Ville de Genève. [Cited as Convolvulus auricomus.]
  • Miller, A.G. & M. Morris in Miller, A.G. & M. Morris (2004). Ethnofl. Soqotra Archipel. Convolvulaceae + Cuscutaceae Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago: 516-524. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. [Cited as Convolvulus arabicus Hochst..]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baker, J.G. & A.B. Rendle in Thiselton-Dyer, W.T. et al. (eds.) (1905). Convolvulaceae Flora of Tropical Africa 4(2): 62-206. Secretary of State for the Colonies.
  • Clarke, C.B. in Hooker, J.D. (1883). Fl. Br. India Convolvulaceae Flora of British India 4: 179-228 + 734.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M., & Long, G. (1986). Med-checklist 3: Dicotyledones (Convolvulaceae - Labiatae) 3: 1-395. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques, Ville de Genève.
  • 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.
  • Miller, A.G. & M. Morris in Miller, A.G. & M. Morris (2004). Ethnofl. Soqotra Archipel. Convolvulaceae + Cuscutaceae Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago: 516-524. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
  • Norton, J. et al. in Norton, J. et al. (2009). Illustr. Cklist. Fl. Qatar Convolvulaceae An illustrated checklist of the Flora of Qatar: 32-34. UNESCO Office in Doha.
  • Quézel, P. (1958). Mission Botanique au Tibesti: 1-357. Université d'Alger.
  • Sa'ad, F. (1967). The Convolvulus species of the Canary Isles, the Mediterranean region, and the Near and Middle East. Mededelingen van het Botanisch Museum en Herbarium van de Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht 281: 1-288.
  • Wood, J.R.I. in Wood, J.R.I. (1997). Handb. Yemen Fl. Convolvulaceae A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 230-236. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wood, J.R.I., Williams, B.R.M., Mitchell, T.C., Carine, M.A., Harris, D.J. & Scotland, R.W. (2015). A foundation monograph of Convolvulus (Convolvulaceae) PhytoKeys 51: 1-282.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

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