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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa.
Crabbea nana

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herbs, subshrubs or shrublets
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire to slightly toothed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Flowers sessile in dense 1–several-flowered cymes arranged in spherical bracteate heads; bracts leaf-like, entire, with spinescent margins or pinnately divided into filiform lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, the lobes ± unequal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 5-lobed, with subequal rounded lobes, usually slightly 2-lipped, the upper lip 2-lobed, the lower 3-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, included; anthers 2-celled
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style terete; stigma 1-lobed, flattened, fan-shaped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule oblong to ovate, 2–8-seeded; valves with groove on the back
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds flattened, covered by hygroscopic hairs.
Distribution
Some 13 species in tropical and southern Africa.

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Crabbea Harv. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in London J. Bot. 1: 26 (1842)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in London J. Bot. 1: 27 (1842), conserved name.
  • —Nees in De Candolle, Prodr. 11: 162 (1847).
  • —Thulin in Nordic J. Bot. 24: 501–506 (2007).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Thulin in Nord. J. Bot. 24: 501–506 (2007).

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