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This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, W. & Central Medit. to NE. Tropical Africa.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology Stem
Stems up to c. 30 cm tall, slender, simple or branched
Morphology Leaves
Scale-leaves ovate, acute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence lax to dense, each flower with 1 bract and 2 linear-lanceolate bracteoles
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 6–8 mm long, entire or with a dorsal split, 4-toothed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 10–22 mm long, half erect to ± sharply curved, usually white or cream with a blue or violet limb, glandular-pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens inserted in lower part of corolla-tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule with free valves at apex when ripe.
Distribution
N2 Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Socotra, East Africa, North Africa and eastwards to Iran, central and southern Europe, introduced elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 1300–2025 m.

[FTEA]

Orobanchaceae, R. A. Graham. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1957

Morphology General Habit
Stem usually slender, simple or branched, pale yellow; scales ovate, dark brown at maturity.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence varying from elongated and interrupted, terminally ± acute, to short, congested and terminally rounded.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts concolorous with the stem when young.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles lanceolate-filiform, nearly reaching to the tip of the bract.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx entire but sometimes with a deep dorsal sinus, sessile or the lower ones often stalked, 4-dentate (the dorsal tooth on each side sometimes very reduced); teeth elongate-triangular, or triangular filiform, acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla hairy, concolorously pale mauvish-blue, or with a white throat, or pale yellow with a pale blue limb, half-erect when immature and remaining so later or bent outwards to the horizontal; varyingly constricted above the ovary, thence widening into a rather narrow, funnel-shaped throat; upper lip porrect, shallowly bilobed, the lobes rounded to oval, becoming marginally revolute; lower lip equally trilobed or the central lobe broader, the lobes ovate, rounded or truncate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens inserted about 3 mm. from the base of the tube.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigmas obscurely lobed, whitish.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule ovoid-spheroid, the valves free at the apex when ripe.

[FWTA]

Orobanchaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A herb with pale yellow stems about 1 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers mauve-blue or pale yellow with a blue lip
Ecology
Parasitic on a wide range of hosts.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhstan, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Extinct in:

Netherlands

Introduced into:

Belarus, Belgium, California, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Great Britain, Illinois, Kentucky, Kenya, Mali, Namibia, Netherlands, New Jersey, Northern Provinces, Poland, Texas, Virginia

Orobanche ramosa L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Graham, R.A. 11245.000
Wood, J.J. [7], Cyprus 38920.000
Graham, R.A. 6527.000
Apr 12, 1996 Gillett, J.B. [15772], Jordan Phelipanche ramosa K000662479

First published in Sp. Pl.: 633 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Boulos, L. (2002). Flora of Egypt 3: 1-373. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Danin, A. & Fragman- Sapir, O. (2019). Flora of Israel Online http://flora.org.il/en/plants/.
  • Domina, G., Marino, P. & Castellano, G. (2011). The genus Orobanche (Orobanchaceae) in Sicily Flora Mediterranea; Acta Herbsarii Mediterranei Panormitani sub Auspiciis Societas Botanicorum Mediterraneorum "Optima" Nuncupata Edita 21: 205-242.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2019). Flora of North America North of Mexico 17: 1-737. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • 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.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora of Cyprus 2: 833-1970. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
  • Schiman-Czeika, H. (1964). Flora Iranica 5: 1-25. Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Not accepted by

  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens. [Cited as Phelipanche ramosa.]
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève. [Cited as Phelipanche ramosa.]

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 4, 2: 465
  • G. Beck in Engl. Pflanzenr. 4, 261 Orobanchac. 66 (1930)
  • Graham in F.T.E.A. Orobanchac. 3, fig. 1, 1-2.
  • Sp. Pl. 633 (1753)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Abdulina, S.A. (1999). Spisok Sosudistykn Rastenii Kazakhstana: 1-187. Academy of Sciences, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Boulos, L. (2002). Flora of Egypt 3: 1-373. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  • Davis, P.H. (ed.) (1982). Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 7: 1-947. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2013). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 5: 1-451. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2019). Flora of North America North of Mexico 17: 1-737. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Jones, R.L. (2005). Plant life of Kentucky. An illustrated guide to the vascular flora: 1-833. The universitry press of Kentucky.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Musselman, L.J. (2011). Checklist of Plants of Lebanon and Syria http://ww2.odu.edu/~lmusselm/plant/lebsyria/Checklist%20of%20Lebanon%20Plants.pdf.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.
  • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Beck in A. Engler, Das Pflanzenreich IV. 261: 66 (1930).
  • G. Beck, Monogr. Orob.: 87 (1890).
  • Guimaraes, Monogr. Orob. Portug.: 65 (1904).
  • L., Sp. Pl: 633 (1753).
  • Stapf in Flora of Tropical Africa 4 (2): 465 (1906).

Flora of Somalia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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