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

[FSOM]

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

Type
N3, between “Balli Iglole” and “Bei Dagoi”, Puccioni & Stefanini 869 (FT lecto.)
Morphology General Habit
Shrub 1–2.5 m high, with pale grey bark; branches subfleshy, spreading widely from the base
Morphology Branches
Branchlets 3–4 cm long, dark purplish grey when dry
Morphology Leaves
Leaves subsessile, crowded at the branch apices, obovate with truncate apices, 1.5–4 x 1–2.5 cm, glabrous with sparsely hairy margins when young; glandular stipules minute
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes in a 3-branched false umbel with rays 1.5–2 cm long; bracts subquadrate, 6 x 6 mm, deciduous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 1.2 cm in diam.; glands 5, spreading, 2 x 4 mm, outer margin crenulate with 3–6 finger-like processes 0.5–2 mm long, shortly divided at the tips into 2–3 flattened knobs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth of the female flower evident as a 5-lobed cup below the ovary, with lobes 1 mm long; styles 7 mm long, joined for 1/3, with thickened bifid apices
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule subsessile, subglobose, 12 x 13 mm, glabrous, smooth, green above, white below, becoming brown when dry before dehiscence and with 6 obscure longitudinal ridges
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds subglobose, 4.5 x 4 mm, smooth, dull greyish brown with a dark ventral line.
Distribution
N3; C1 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 210–735 m.
Vernacular
Angir (Somali)

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia nogalensis (A.Hässl.) S.Carter appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally [9575], Somalia 41168.000
Bally, P.R.O. [9575], Somalia 4344.000 Unknown type material
Somalia 51948.000
Somalia 51975.000
Somalia 51992.000

First published in Euphorbia J. 5: 37 (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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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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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