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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
N2, “Iman Gerad Plain”, 21 km E of “Erigavo”, Bally 11202 (K holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Succulent perennial, with the apex of a very short thick stem at ground level
Morphology Branches
Branches few, erect to 30 cm high, sparsely rebranched, 1.5–2.5 cm thick, tessellated, with shallow tubercles c. 1 cm apart in 5 spiral series
Morphology General Spines
Spine-shields bluntly oblong-triangular to 9 x 5 mm; spines single, 1.5–3 cm long, very robust; prickles 1–3 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Cymes solitary, subsessile, 1-forked
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Involucre
Cyathia 5 mm in diam.; glands 2.5 mm broad, touching, yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary subsessile; styles 2 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule and seeds not seen.
Distribution
N2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 1465–1790 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Euphorbia erigavensis S.Carter appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 8, 1991 Barberton, M. [E216], Somalia 7089.000
Carter, S. [936], Somalia 45642.000
Bally, P.R.O. [11202], Somalia K000252861

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 12: 409 (1992)

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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