Valerianella affinis   (Balf.f.)

Socotra Corn Salad
(Valerianella affinis)

syn. -


Yemen: Socotra

local name: -

size: (?)

extinction date: sometimes after 1882

The Socotra Corn Salad is known only from those plants, that were collected by Isaac Bayley Balfour, who also described this species in the year 1882, near the village of Qallansiya

It was a delicate, annual herb with very small-headed, few-flowered cymes.


- Isaac Bayley Balfour: Botany of Socotra. Edinburgh, R. Grant, 1888