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

[FSOM]

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

Habit
Shrub 0.3–1 m high; stem thinly floccose
Leaves
Leaves obovate, 1–3.5 x 0.4–1.2 cm, base attenuate, apex acute to apiculate, obscurely 3-veined from base, thinly cobwebby-tomentose and glandular
Inflorescences
Capitula in dense terminal scorpioid cymes; involucre 3–4 mm long; phyllaries shiny silvery green, elliptic, 1.2–3.2 mm long, spiny-mucronate
Florets
Florets yellow, 4–5 of which 1–2 female, 2.5–3.8 mm long
Fruits
Achenes (immature) brown, cylindric, c. 0.7 mm long, glabrous; pappus white, 2–2.8 mm long.
Distribution
C1; Ethiopia
Ecology
Altitude range 600–670 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Helichrysum cuspidatum Mesfin & T.Reilly appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Glover, P.E. [455], Somalia K000274445 holotype

First published in : 421 (1995)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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