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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. 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
N3, “Galgallo”, Bally & Melville 15821 (K holo., C UPS iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Perennial aromatic herb with woody base, 0.3–0.6 m tall; stems 4-angled, ascending
Morphology Leaves
Leaves pinnatifid with apically obtuse to acute sometimes serrate segments, oblong to obovate or ovate in outline, up to 6–50 × 3–30 mm, sparsely lanate with long branched hairs and often also simple hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Spikes dense to rather lax, up to 20–40 mm long; bracts ovate, 5–7 × c. 2 mm, longer than or as long as the calyx, with parallel veins, apex long-attenuate, spinescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx c. 5.5–6 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla c. 12 mm long, lilac. Nutlets oblong, 1.2–1.3 × 0.7–0.8 mm, minutely bullate or smooth, producing mucilage when wet, areole c. 0.25 times as long as the nutlet.
Distribution
N2, 3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 1000–1900 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Lavandula galgalloensis A.G.Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Feb 11, 2003 Bally, P.R.O. [15821], Somalia K000193433 holotype

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 42: 515 (1985)

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]
  • Miller in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 42: 503–528 (1985)
  • Upson & Andrews, The genus Lavandula (2004).

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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