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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia.

[FSOM]

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

Type
S2, “Baraua”, Hildebrandt 1312 (B holo., destroyed).
Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb
Morphology Stem
Stems prostrate, up to 0.5 m long, densely silvery to brownish pubescent with appressed hairs when young
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blades ± broadly oblong to suborbicular, up to c. 2 x 2 cm, truncate to slightly hastate at the base, rounded to acute or apiculate at the apex, densely appressed pilose with silvery or yellowish hairs; petiole up to c. 3 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes 1–several-flowered, head-like, silvery pubescent; peduncle c. 1–3 cm long; bracts leaf-like
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals unequal, ovate, 4–8 x 1.2–4 cm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla blue or violet blue, 9–12 mm long, midpetaline areas hairy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style c. 3 mm long; stigma-lobes c. 2 mm long, filiform
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds black, tuberculate.
Distribution
S2, 3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 5–50 m.
Note
C. jefferyi Verdc. from the coast of Kenya and Tanzania scarcely differs from C. subspathulatus and should probably be regarded as a synonym.

Native to:

Somalia

Convolvulus subspathulatus Vatke appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Linnaea 43: 520 (1882)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1982). Corrections and additions to the 'Flora of Tropical East Africa: Convolvulaceae': V Kew Bulletin 37: 459-464.
  • 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

  • Verdcourt, B. (1982). Corrections and additions to the 'Flora of Tropical East Africa: Convolvulaceae': V Kew Bulletin 37: 459-464.

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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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