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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to Kenya.
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

Note
One species only. Closely related to Sevada, differing by the flowers only 1–3 per axil, the membranous scale-like “staminodes” and the well-developed perianth-tube in which each lobe develops a very prominent scarious dorsal keel or wing when in fruit.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia

Fadenia Aellen & C.C.Towns. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 27: 501 (1972)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Boulos, Friis & Gilbert in Nord. J. Bot. 11: 313–315 (1991).
  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by I. Friis & M. G. Gilbert [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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