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

[FSOM]

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

Type
N3, “Biaddo”, Puccioni & Stefanini 801 (FT holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Low spreading branching shrub to 50 cm high, or scrambling to 2 m; root tuberous
Morphology Branches
Branches fleshy, 4-angled, 5–10 mm thick, greyish green; angles very shallowly toothed, with teeth 5–15 mm apart
Morphology General Spines
Spine-shields joined to form a purplish grey horny strip 1–3 mm wide along the angles, interrupted by the flowering eyes on young growth; spine-pairs 5–10 mm long, seldom shorter, usually slightly curved; prickles vestigial or apparently absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes solitary, subsessile, 1-forked, with subsessile cyathia
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 4 mm in diam.; glands 4 on the central cyathium, 5 on the laterals, 2 mm broad, contiguous, orange-brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Styles 1.75 mm long, with scarcely bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule subsessile, obtusely 3-lobed with an obvious ridge along the sutures, 2.8 x 3.5 mm, purplish with deeper markings along the sutures
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds ovoid, 1.5 x 1 mm, reddish brown, closely tuberculate.
Distribution
N1–3; C1; E Ethiopia
Ecology
Altitude range 100–1000 m.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

Euphorbia migiurtinorum Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Carter, S. [813], Somalia 42946.000

First published in Fl. Somala 1: 300 (1929)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by S. Carter [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
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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