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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Sudan to NW. Somalia, Arabian Peninsula.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial with a woody base and 0.04–0.14(–0.23) m long stems; young stems densely tomentose with ± antrorse hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile to shortly petiolate; ovate to narrowly oblong, up to 12–25 × 2.5–8 mm, with indumentum of greyish hairs, margin with 3–6 teeth (lobes) at each side
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences spicate, dense, becoming ± elongate, with the flowers irregularly arranged along the rhachis; pedicels 0–0.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx slightly inflated on ventral side near the base, slightly contracted at the mouth, 5–7 mm long; lobes c. 1.2 mm long, ovate-triangular to narrowly triangular, the upper slightly broader than the lower
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 7.5–10 mm long, pink, mauve or purple with yellow markings in the throat; tube 4–5 mm long; lip 4–6 × 3.5–5 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nutlets c. 1.6 × 1 mm, reticulately rugose, glabrous.

Native to:

Djibouti, Ethiopia, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen

Teucrium yemense Deflers appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Voy. Yemen: 190 (1889)

Accepted by

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by O. Ryding [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