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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Somalia, Yemen.

[FSOM]

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

Type
N2, Haraglehe (“Havageleh”) range, Glover & Gilliland 686 (K holo., BM iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Slender shrub, c. 0.5–0.75 m tall; stems glabrous or minutely papillose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, linear to lanceolate or narrowly elliptic, c. 1.5–4 x 0.5–1 mm, acute at the apex, glabrous or minutely pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers up to 8 or more in bracteate axillary silky-villous head-like cymes; peduncle 0.5–6 mm long; bracts linear to lanceolate, 3–7 x 1–2 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals narrowly lanceolate-elliptic, c. 7–9 x 1–1.5 mm, acuminate, villous with brownish hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla blue, c. 12 mm long, midpetaline areas pilose in upper part
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 6–7 mm long; stigma-lobes ellipsoid, c. 1–1.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule ovoid-subglobose, c. 4 mm long, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seed solitary, c. 2.5 mm long, pale brown, almost smooth, glabrous.
Distribution
N2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 5–20 m.
Vernacular
Mirrhu (Somali).

Native to:

Somalia, Yemen

Convolvulus scopulatus Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2003 Glover, P. E. [686], Somalia K000097338 holotype

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 23: 629 (2005)

Accepted by

  • Wood, J.R.I., Williams, B.R.M., Mitchell, T.C., Carine, M.A., Harris, D.J. & Scotland, R.W. (2015). A foundation monograph of Convolvulus (Convolvulaceae) PhytoKeys 51: 1-282.
  • Thulin, M. et al. in Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Convolvulaceae Flora of Somalia 3: 221-258. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wood, J.R.I., Williams, B.R.M., Mitchell, T.C., Carine, M.A., Harris, D.J. & Scotland, R.W. (2015). A foundation monograph of Convolvulus (Convolvulaceae) PhytoKeys 51: 1-282.
  • Thulin, M. et al. in Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Convolvulaceae Flora of Somalia 3: 221-258. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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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