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

[FSOM]

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

Distribution
A single species in Somalia.
Morphology General Habit
Succulent herbs; stem unbranched, 4-angled with acute, crenate angles, its sides slightly convex when turgid, otherwise with a slight, longitudinal groove along their middle; latex clear
Morphology Leaves
Leaves absent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences numerous, several-flowered, on perennial, elongated peduncles disposed closely, usually along the 2 sides of the stem that are facing the ground, the flowers developing successively
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla campanulate with spreading lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona gynostegial; outer lobes rising up to form a cage around the gynostegium, each lobe deeply divided into 2 diverging horns; inner corona stipitate, the lobes widening upwards and forming an obconical structure
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles fusiform, short, thick, up to 50 mm long and 20 mm wide
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds with a tuft of hairs at one end.

Native to:

Somalia

White-sloanea Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Malpighia 34: 541 (1937)

Accepted by

  • Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Illustrated handbook of succulent plants Asclepiadaceae, corr. 2nd printing: 1-318. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg,New York.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by J. Lavranos [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