1. Family: Primulaceae Batsch ex Borkh.
    1. Coris L.

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

    [FSOM]

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

    Stamens
    Stamens exserted
    Ovary
    Ovary superior, several-ovulate; stigma capitate
    Fruits
    Capsule globose, opening with 5 valves
    Seeds
    Seeds papillose.
    Distribution
    One or two species in the Mediterranean region and northern Somalia.
    Habit
    Perennial or annual herbs, often somewhat woody at the base
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, linear, subsessile
    Flowers
    Flowers somewhat zygomorphic and 2-lipped, in dense terminal racemes
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed, with an outer row of spinescent lobes
    Corolla
    Corolla-tube short; lobes 5, slightly unequal, bifid

    Distribution

    Doubtfully present in:

    Lebanon-Syria

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Libya, Morocco, Sardegna, Sicilia, Somalia, Spain, Tunisia, Yugoslavia

    Coris L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 177 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Somalia
    • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by P. Cuccuini [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

    Sources

    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 2020. 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 2020. 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