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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Egypt to NE. Tropical Africa and India.
Iphiona phillipsiae

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrubs or perennial herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, sometimes fleshy
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula radiate or disciform to discoid, terminal, solitary or few together
Ray
Ray florets (where present) asexual; disk florets bisexual, 5-lobed; anthers with short tails
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes hairy, 10-ribbed; pappus of bristles or mixed bristles and scales.
Distribution
Fourteen species in northern Africa and southern Asia.

Native to:

Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, India, Iran, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Iphiona Cass. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1817: 153 (1817)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Anderberg in Nord. J. Bot. 5: 169–194 (1985).
  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje [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