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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Somalia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FSOM]

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

Type
N1, “Golis Range, Wardie”, Cole (K lecto. designated by Chaudhri, op. cit.).
Morphology General Habit
Densely caespitose woody perennial to 6 cm high
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, linear, up to 7 x 0.6 mm, tip shortly aristate, sparsely appressed pilose; stipules over 3/4ths as long as leaves, narrowly lanceolate, scarious, white
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence forming conspicuous terminal head c. 10 mm diam. Bracts obliquely ovate, c. 5 x 4 mm, shortly acuminate, scarious, silvery-white
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers subsessile
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 3 mm long, lanceolate, tip acuminate, longitudinally ribbed when dried, densely puberulent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. half as long as sepals
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Ripe seed not seen.
Distribution
N1–3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range c. 1400–1600 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Paronychia somaliensis Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 1, 1968 Cole, E. [s.n.] K000313359 lectotype
Oct 1, 1968 Cole, E. K000313360

First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1895: 226 (1895)

Accepted by

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. G. Gilbert [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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/
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