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

[FSOM]

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

Type
N3, 19 km NE of “Gardo”, Bally & Melville 15583 (K holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Subshrub, spiny; young stems densely pubescent
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blades linear to narrowly oblanceolate, 10–35 x 1–2.5 mm, cuneate at the base, rounded to subacute at the apex, silvery-pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers solitary or paired; pedicels 1–2 mm long; bracts c. 0.5 x 0.3 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals subequal, oblong to narrowly ovate, 3–4.5 x 1.5–2 mm, obtuse and apiculate at the apex, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pale blue, white with a pink tinge or white, 8–11 mm long, midpetaline areas pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 1.5–3 mm long; stigma-lobes 3.5–4.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 4 mm long, glabrous, 1–2-seeded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 2.5–3 x 2 mm, shortly pubescent.
Distribution
N3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 720–1200 m.
Vernacular
Hara (Somali).

Native to:

Somalia

Convolvulus verdcourtianus Sebsebe appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 48: 381 (1993)

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.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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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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