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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia to Indian Subcontinent and Somalia, Mauritius.
Asphodelus albus

[FSOM]

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

Morphology Leaves
Leaves linear
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a many-flowered raceme or panicle; bracts persistent, scarious; pedicels articulated, often thickened above in fruit
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Tepal
Tepals subequal, white or pale pink, free or united only at the base, spreading, 1-nerved, soon falling and leaving a basal cup below ovary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens equal or almost so, shorter than tepals; filaments expanded at the base, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 3–6-seeded
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds angled, transversely sulcate at back.
Distribution
Some 17 species from the Canary Is. and the Mediterranean area eastwards to Himalaya.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azores, Baleares, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Chad, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kriti, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, West Himalaya, Western Sahara, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Belgium, Bolivia, California, Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Germany, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands, New Mexico, New South Wales, New Zealand South, Rodrigues, Texas

Asphodelus L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 309 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) 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