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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Europe, Medit. to W. Himalaya.

[FSOM]

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

Habit
Herbs
Leaves
Leaves opposite below, alternate above
Flowers
Flowers in terminal racemes
Calyx
Calyx deeply divided into 5 unequal or subequal lobes
Corolla
Corolla with straight spur; limb 2-lipped, the lower lip with low palate not closing the mouth of the tube
Stamens
Stamens 4, included, the adjacent pairs of anthers marginally coherent
Style
Style filiform; stigma capitate
Fruits
Fruit a capsule with often unequal cells, the larger cell dehiscing before the smaller one, first by a circumscissile split then by irregular teeth or valves, the smaller cell dehiscing by solitary pore or indehiscent.
Distribution
Genus of some 25 species mainly in south-western Europe, northern Africa and south-western Asia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Corse, Cyprus, Denmark, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf States, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Morocco, Netherlands, Northwest European R, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Sicilia, Somalia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Alberta, Altay, Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Khabarovsk, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Chaenorhinum (DC.) Rchb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Consp. Regn. Veg.: 123 (1828)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Sutton, A revision of the tribe Antirrhineae : 97–129 (1988).

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