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This species is accepted, and its native range is 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
N1, “Elan Gubato” below “Sheikh Pass”, Bally 11839 (K holo., EA iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Spreading shrub or small tree 2–4 m high
Morphology Branches
Branches light greyish brown, softly woody
Morphology Leaves
Leaves obovate, with truncate to slightly emarginate apices, 1.5–3.5 x 1–1.8 cm, upper surface glabrous, shortly pubescent beneath, glaucous; glandular stipules minute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes in 3–6-branched false umbels with rays 1–1.5 cm long; bracts subquadrate, 5 x 6 mm, margins ciliate, deciduous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 12 mm in diam., glabrous; glands 5, spreading, 2.5 x 5 mm, outer margin crenulate with 4–7 finger-like processes 1–2.5 mm long and distinctly divided at the tips into 2–6 tiny knobs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth of the female flower evident as a 5-lobed rim below the ovary; styles 8 mm long, joined to halfway with thickened slightly bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule subsessile, globose, 12 x 14 mm, glabrous, smooth except for 6 small fleshy evenly spaced projections on the upper half, obscurely 3-angled when dry
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds subglobose and obscurely 4-angled, 5.5 x 5.5 mm, greyish yellow.
Distribution
N1 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 850–975 m.
Vernacular
Engir, falanfalho (Somali)

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia carinulata P.R.O.Bally & S.Carter appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [11839], Somalia K000252847

First published in Euphorbia J. 5: 36 (1988)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Radcliffe-Smith, A. (2000). World Checklist and Bibliography of Euphorbiaceae (and Pandaceae) 1-4: 1-1622. The Board of Trustees of 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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