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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Somalia, S. Yemen.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Slender erect shrub or subshrub, 0.5–3 m tall; stems appressed pubescent to sericeous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves subsessile, linear-filiform to narrowly oblong or oblanceolate, up to 13 x 2(–4) mm, subacute, appressed pubescent to sericeous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers solitary or in few-flowered cymes; peduncle 0–2(–3.5) cm long; pedicels 2–3 mm long; bracts subulate, c. 1–1.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals ovate-acuminate, 2.5–3.5 x 1.5–2 mm, glabrous to sericeous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white, c. 7–10 mm long, midpetaline areas hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style c. 2–2.5 mm long; stigma-lobes 3–5 mm long, filiform
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, c. 3–3.5 mm in diam. Seeds ovoid, c. 2 mm long, black, shortly pubescent.
Distribution
N1–3; Yemen
Ecology
Near sea level to 1200 m.
Vernacular
Ma´as, mirrhu, sheshe (Somali).

Native to:

Somalia, Yemen

Convolvulus sericophyllus T.Anderson appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Thomson, T. [s.n.], Yemen K000852397 holotype

First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 5(Suppl. 1): 25 (1860)

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.
  • Thulin, M. et al. in Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Convolvulaceae Flora of Somalia 3: 221-258. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • 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.

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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