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This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Somalia, S. Yemen.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb, bushy, up to 0.5 m tall; stems 4–8-angled, at least some 6–8-angled, ascending
Morphology Leaves
Leaves often early deciduous, pinnatifid with oblong, apically obtuse segments, oblong-lanceolate in outline, up to 10–30 × 3–10 mm, sparsely hairy with simple and branched hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Spikes dense, up to 15–30 mm long; bracts ovate or narrowly triangular, 5–7 × 1.5–2.3 mm, longer than the calyx, with parallel veins, apex long-attenuate, soft-setaceous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx c. 5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 11–12 mm long, white or pale lilac. Nutlets oblong, c. 1.2 × 0.6 mm, minutely bullate, areole c. 0.25 times as long as the nutlet.
Distribution
N3; Yemen
Ecology
Altitude range 30–500 m.
Vernacular
Dhul (Somali).

Native to:

Somalia, Yemen

Lavandula setifera T.Anderson appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Thomson, T. [s.n.], Yemen K000911627

First published in J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 5(Suppl. 1): 29 (1860)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Upson, T. & Andrews, S. (2004). The Genus Lavandula: 1-442. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by O. Ryding [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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