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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Sahara to NE. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula, Sinai to India.
Seetzenia orientalis

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Prostrate herb with woolly nodes
Morphology Leaves
Leaves paired at each node, 3-foliolate; stipules triangular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers axillary, solitary, pedicellate, 5-merous, regular
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Disc
Disc inconspicuous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5; filaments without basal scale
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary glabrous, 5-angled, 5-celled, each cell with one pendulous ovule; styles 5; stigmas capitate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a septicidal capsule
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds with endosperm.
Distribution
Two species only.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Algeria, Cape Provinces, Chad, Egypt, Gulf States, India, Kuwait, Libya, Mauritania, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Somalia, Sudan, Western Sahara, Yemen

Seetzenia R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Narr. Travels Africa: 231 (1826)

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