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This genus is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tropical Africa.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrub
Morphology Leaves
Leaves entire
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx of 5 ± similar lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla distinctly 2-lipped; tube strongly widened abaxially at the base; upper lip of 2 lobes narrowing gradually towards the apex; lower lip of 3 lobes, broad to the apex, provided with a large, raised palate almost closing the corolla, the palate reticulate of strong raised nerves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 2; anthers with 2 slightly displaced cells, not tailed at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 2–4-seeded with a long sterile basal part
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds smooth, flattened.
Distribution
A single species in Somalia and Ethiopia.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

Ichthyostoma Hedrén & Vollesen appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 16: 441 (1996 publ. 1997)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by M. Hedrén [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0