African Plant Database


Gnidia somalensis (Franch.) Gilg
Family : THYMELAEACEAE
Protologue : Annuario Reale Ist. Bot. Roma 6: 98 (1897)
Information on the genus : Gnidia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gnidia somalensis (Franch.) Gilg var. somalensis (1895)
 Arthrosolen somalensis Franch. (1882)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Arthrosolen sphaerocephalus Baker (1894)
=Gnidia somalensis var. sphaerocephala (Baker) Gastaldo (1969)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Gnidia somalensis (Franch.) Gilg var. somalensis (1895)
Gnidia somalensis var. glabra (H. Pearson) Cufod.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub, unbranched or with rigid erect branches, 15-75 cm tall.
  see more in the book
Ecology : Dry ground; scrub; alluvial, gray soil; rocky, much-grazed slopes; limestone ledges of a barren hilltop; base-windswept top of spur; 800-1950 m alt. Arabia. (see more in the book)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 176022
 
Record n°176022 modified 2007-01-24
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