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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Sahara to Pakistan.
Ochradenus baccatus

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Small shrubs, often leafless or apparently so, with many slender usually greenish branches; branchlets spinescent
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire, sessile, ± fleshy, linear to oblong
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers subtended by a bract, usually bisexual. Sepals 5–6, widely separated around the fleshy ± cup-shaped receptacle (the disc)
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals, if present, minute and caducous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 10–30(–50), filaments adnate to the disc at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary open before and sometimes after fertilization, 3(–4)-carpellate, often minutely punctate-glandular, with stigmatic areas at the apex; ovules numerous, in 2–4 rows
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruits fleshy and berry-like, or leathery to membranous capsules
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds reniform.
Distribution
Small genus in the SE Mediterranean Region, NE Africa, Arabia, and from Iran to W Pakistan.

Native to:

Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gulf States, Iran, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Ochradenus Delile appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat. 2(Mém.): 236 (1813)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) 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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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