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This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Medit. to Arabian Peninsula, Mauritius.
Asphodelus fistulosus

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or short-lived perennial with numerous slender roots
Morphology Leaves
Leaves up to 40 x 0.4 cm, hollow, subterete, minutely scabrid
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence 15–70 cm tall, simple or branched, with a hollow peduncle; bracts 4–7 mm long; pedicels articulated near middle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Tepal
Tepals 5–12 mm long, white or pink with brownish midnerve
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 4–7 x 4–5 mm, transversely wrinkled.
Distribution
N2, 3 Canary Is., the Mediterranean area, Arabia, Eritrea and Socotra, naturalized in Australia.
Ecology
Altitude range c. 600–1150 m.
Note
First record for Somalia. The two collections seen represent the annual small-flowered form that is sometimes recognized as A. tenuifolius (see Ruiz Rejon & al. in Pl. Syst. Evol. 169: 1–12, 1990).

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Azores, Baleares, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Mauritius, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Belgium, Bolivia, California, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Germany, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands, New Mexico, New South Wales, New Zealand South, Texas

Asphodelus fistulosus L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Oct 4, 2001 Saifan, S. [1163], Jordan K000480464
Jan 1, 1991 Abd El Ghani, M.M. [s.n.], Egypt K000480461
Jan 1, 1991 Collenette, I.S. [1722], Saudi Arabia K000480476
Jan 1, 1991 Leach, W.H. [s.n.], Saudi Arabia K000480474
Jan 1, 1991 Collenette, I.S. [1722], Saudi Arabia K000480475
Jan 1, 1990 Della, A. [2366], Cyprus K000480463
Jan 1, 1981 Merton, L.F.H. [553], Cyprus K000480465
Jan 1, 1981 Davis [2375], Cyprus K000480466
Jan 1, 1981 Davis [2022], Cyprus K000480468
Jan 1, 1981 Sintenis, P. [560], Cyprus K000480472
Jan 1, 1981 Merton, L.F.H. [1873], Cyprus K000480469
Jan 1, 1981 Merton, L.F.H. [553], Cyprus K000480467
Jan 1, 1981 Sintenis, P. [560], Cyprus K000480473
Jan 1, 1981 Merton, L.F.H. [1873], Cyprus K000480470
Jan 1, 1981 Sintenis, P. [560], Cyprus K000480471
K000480460
Birkinshaw, D. [56], Syria K000480455
Miller, A.G. [203], Yemen K000480478
Davis [27146], Turkey K000480480
Davis [25737], Turkey K000480482
Thulin, M. [8646], Yemen K000480477
Davis [21683], Turkey K000480481
Batanouny, K.H. [3002], Qatar K000480458
Hennipman, E. [175], Turkey K000480483
Thulin, M. [9979], United Arab Emirates K000480459
s.coll. [644], Israel K000480453
Meyers, F.S. [450], Jordan K000480454
Abd El Ghani, M.M. [4596], Egypt K000480462
Duling, D. [83], Oman K000480457
Furse, P. [4175], Turkey K000480479
Lowne, B.T. [211], Palestinian Territory, Occupied K000480456

First published in Sp. Pl.: 309 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Chaudhary, S.A. (2001). Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 3: 1-368. Ministry of Agriculture & Water, Riyadh.
  • Danin, A. (2004). Distribution Atlas of Plants in the Flora Palaestina area: 1-517. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1984). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 8: 1-632. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(2): 1-70. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Jafri, S.M.H. & El-Gadi, A. (eds.) (1978). Flora of Libya 57: 1-81. Al-Faateh University, Tripoli.
  • Jeanmonod, D. & Schlüssel, A. (2006). Notes et contributions à la flore de Corse, XXI Candollea 61: 93-134.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Meyer, F.K. (2011). Beiträge zur Flora von Albanien Haussknechtia, Beih. 15: 1-220.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Rico, E. & al. (eds.) in Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora Iberica 20: 1-651. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Morrone, O. (eds.) (1996). Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledoneae) Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de la República Argentina 1: 1-323. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Chaudhary, S.A. (2001). Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 3: 1-368. Ministry of Agriculture & Water, Riyadh.
  • Espejo Serena, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (1993). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 1(2): 1-70. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002). Flora of North America North of Mexico 26: 1-723. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Hassler, M. (2012). Flora of Rhodes. Systematic list of flora of Rhodes http://www.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de/~db111/flora/rhodos/list.php.
  • Meyer, F.K. (2011). Beiträge zur Flora von Albanien Haussknechtia, Beih. 15: 1-220.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Morrone, O. (eds.) (1996). Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledoneae) Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de la República Argentina 1: 1-323. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Pickering, H. & Awale, A. I. (2018). Introduction to plants in Central Somaliland. Ponte Invisibile, Redsea Cultural Foundation.

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