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

Type
C1, 11–14 km on road between Xarardheere and Hobyo, Thulin & Abdi Dahir 6704 (K holo., UPS iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Succulent perennial with a small globose tuber merging into a subterranean stem c. 1 cm long; branches few, soon procumbent, usually simple, up to 15 cm long, terete, 8–10 mm in diam., with tubercles 1–1.5 mm high, 3–5 mm apart, forming 6–8 longitudinal ridges, dark green with pale green longitudinal stripes between the ridges
Morphology Leaves
Leaves fleshy, deltoid, c. 0.4 x 0.4 mm, quickly deciduous
Morphology General Spines
Spine shields crowning the tubercles suborbicular, 1–2 mm in diam.; spines slender, to 6 mm long; prickles 0.5–1.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes solitary, 1-forked; peduncle 2–3.5 mm long; cyme-branches 1–2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 2 mm in diam.; glands touching, elliptic, 0.5 x 1 mm, yellow
Distribution
C1 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude c. 150 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia ammophila S.Carter & Dioli appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 19, 2002 Dioli, M. [33], Somalia 64419.000
Thulin, M. [6704], Somalia K000252887 holotype
Dioli, M. [33], Somalia 76397.000

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 23: 295 (2005)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (2006). Flora of Somalia 3: 1-626. 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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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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/
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