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  1. Family: Verbenaceae J.St.-Hil.
    1. Genus: Lantana L.
      1. Lantana viburnoides (Forssk.) Vahl

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Africa, Arabian Peninsula.

    [FTEA]

    Verbenaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1992

    Habit
    Shrub or subshrub 0.3–2.5 m. tall, occasionally scrambling; branches with adpressed short upwardly directed hairs, at length ± glabrous and roughened with distinctly raised petiole-bases.
    Leaves
    Leaves almost always opposite, but occasionally in whorls of 3, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, elliptic-oblong or elliptic-lanceolate, 1.5–2.5(–12) cm. long, 0.7–4(–7) cm. wide, acute to ± obtuse at the apex, rounded then attenuate-cuneate into the petiole at the base, regularly coarsely to finely somewhat rounded crenate, not to distinctly discolorous, pubescent with ± tubercle-based hairs above and somewhat scabrid, pubescent to velvety or tomentose beneath; petiole up to 1.5 cm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Peduncles solitary, rarely paired, (1.5–)2.5–13.5 cm. long, shorter than to usually longer than the subtending leaf, shortly pubescent; heads 0.7–1.5 cm. long, 1.1–2.5 cm. wide, mostly wider than long but elongating in fruit to 1.5–3 cm. or occasionally much longer, to 5 cm. in some forms; lower bracts rounded to broadly ovate or rarely oblong-ovate, 0.6–1.4(–1.5) cm. long, (3–)5–9 mm. wide, ± acuminate to less often long-acuminate or obtuse, equalling or exceeding the upper corollas at flowering but shorter than fruiting spikes, pubescent and glandular to densely velvety tomentose, sometimes strongly ribbed in fruit.
    Calyx
    Calyx 2 mm. long, undulate, thinly pubescent.
    Corolla
    Corolla predominantly white or sometimes pink; tube 5.5 mm. long; limb ± 5 mm. wide; lower lip 3.5 mm. wide.
    Fruits
    Drupes lilac-purple, rhomboid-subglobose, 2.5–3.5 mm. long.
    [FWTA]

    Verbenaceae, H. Huber, F. N. Hepper & R. D. Meikle. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Aromatic straggling subshrub or woody herb to about 3 ft. high
    Inflorescences
    Peduncles long, usually exceeding the leaves
    Flowers
    Flowers relatively large, white.
    [FZ]

    Flora Zambesiaca. Vol 8, Pt 7. Avicenniaceae, R. Fernandes. Nesogenaceae, M.A. Diniz. Verbenaceae, R. Fernandes. Lamiaceae, R. Fernandes. 2005.

    Type
    Type from Yemen.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Lantana viburnoides (Forssk.) Vahl appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Burton [s.n.], Congo K000379387 Unknown type material
    Schimper [257], Ethiopia K000379386
    Dillon, Q. [s.n.], Ethiopia K000379336 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Symb. Bot. 1: 45 (1790)

    Accepted by

    • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
    • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34: 1-199.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • F.T.A. 5: 276, partly.
    • Symb. Bot. 1: 45 (1790)

    Flora Zambesiaca

    • F.T.E.A., Verbenaceae: 40 (1992).
    • Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 61 : 196 (1989).
    • Mitt. Inst. Bot. Hamb. 10 : 215 (1939).
    • F.T.A. 5 : 276 (1900) pro parte.

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
    • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • R. Fernandes in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 61: 196, t. 15–18 (1989).
    • Collenette, Fl. Saudi Arabia: 495 (1985).
    • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 587 (1961).
    • Schwartz in Mitt. Inst. Bot. Hamb. 10: 215 (1939).
    • Blatter in Rec. Bot. Surv. India 8: 363 (1921).
    • Bak. in Flora of Tropical Africa 5: 276 (1900), pro parte excl. specim. cit.
    • Vahl, Symb. Bot. 1: 45 (1790).

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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