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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Zambia.

[FZ]

Scrophulariaceae, D. Philcox. Flora Zambesiaca 8:2. 1990

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb 2.5–4.5(10) cm. tall; stems many arising from a short woody base, 1.5–4.5(10) cm. long, subterete, glabrous to sparsely hispid.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves: basal in dense rosettes, up to 6 x 2.5 cm., at times equalling stems, lanceolate to obovate-lanceolate, entire, 5-nerved, glabrous above, shortly appressed-hispid only on prominent major nerves beneath, not drying black; stem leaves 4–6.5 x 1,6–3 mm., elliptic or ovate-elliptic, shortly hispid, hispid-ciliate on margin, opposite or subopposite.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence spicate with terminal spikes, c. 1 cm. long, few-flowered increasing to c. 3 cm. long at flowering with flowers lax.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts 3.5–4.5(5) x 1.5–2 mm., ovate, 1-nerved, hispid on median nerve, ciliate-hispid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracteoles
Bracteoles, 2.5–4 x 0.2–0.3 mm., linear-subulate, patent-hispid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 6–7 mm. long, 5-lobed, obscurely 10-nerved, hispid on nerves only or glabrous, lobes 1–1.5 mm. long, triangular, not spreading after flowering.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla dark blue to purple; tube 7–10 mm. long, cylindric, glabrous without, throat pilose; limb 5–7.5 mm. in diam.; lobes 2–5 x 1–1.8 mm., unequal, obovate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 5.5–6 x 1.5 mm., oblong in outline, subcompressed, remains of style persistent.

Native to:

Zambia, Zaïre

Buchnera hockii De Wild. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13: 199 (1914)

Accepted by

  • Kliment, J., Turis, P. & Janišová, M. (2016). Taxa of vascular plants endemic to the Carpathian Mts Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 88: 19-76.
  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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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