MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS FOR THREE GENERA OF MALVACEAE SENSU LATO IN TOOR AL-BAHA DISTRICT, LAHEJ GOVERNORATE, YEMEN

  • Nora Mohammed Al-Saqaf Mohammed Biology Dept., Faculty of Education – Zingabar, Abyan University, Yemen
  • Othman Saad Saeed Al-Hawshabi Biology Dept., Faculty of Science, Aden University, Yemen https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9680-0330

Abstract

The current study presents morphological characteristics of the three genera, that belong to the family Malvaceae s.l., in Toor Al-Baha district, Lahej Governorate, Yemen, from August 2020 to January 2022, an introductory order deals with the most significant features, synonyms, local names, distribution in the study area, in addition to an identification key for separation between of three genera in the studied area, and up-to-date nomenclature for all studied taxa are presented, by using the modern classification of Malvaceae which referred to sub-family is Malvoideae, within family Malvaceae s.l. The present study a revision of the morphological characteristics of three species grow native in the studied area are (Cienfuegosia welshii, Gossypium arboreum and Senra incana), The vegetative and reproductive morphological characteristics proved that they are with high values in distinguishing between them.

Keywords: Morphological characteristics, Malvaceae s.l., Sub-families, Genera, Species, Toor Al-Baha, Lahej, Yemen

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Published
2022-12-31
How to Cite
Mohammed, N. M. A.-S., & Al-Hawshabi, O. S. S. (2022). MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS FOR THREE GENERA OF MALVACEAE SENSU LATO IN TOOR AL-BAHA DISTRICT, LAHEJ GOVERNORATE, YEMEN. Electronic Journal of University of Aden for Basic and Applied Sciences, 3(4), 284-291. https://doi.org/10.47372/ejua-ba.2022.4.197