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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Canary Islands to Pakistan, S. Central China, SW. & S. Central U.S.A. to Mexico.
Oligomeris subulata

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herbs, or occasionally shrublets, glabrous or scabrid
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire, sessile, linear to spathulate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers subtended by a bract, bisexual or unisexual, in spikes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 2–5, persistent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals normally 2, entire or shallowly incised
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 3–4 or sometimes more
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 4–5-carpellate, open and 4–5-lobed at the apex; ovules several, in 2–5 rows
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsules open, with membranous walls
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds ovoid to subglobose, grooved, glossy, smooth.
Distribution
Genus of three species, in the Canary Islands, N and NE Africa, SW Asia to NW India, S Africa, and in S USA and Mexico.

Native to:

Algeria, Arizona, Botswana, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chad, China South-Central, Egypt, Free State, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Kriti, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Libya, Mauritania, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Morocco, Namibia, Nevada, New Mexico, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Texas, Tunisia, Utah, Western Sahara, Yemen

Oligomeris Cambess. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in V.Jacquemont, Voy. Inde 4: 23 (1841)

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