1. Family: Amaranthaceae Juss.
    1. Lopriorea Schinz

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Kenya, Somalia and Ethiopia..

    [FTEA]

    Amaranthaceae, C.C. Townsend. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1985

    Habit
    Perennial herb or low subshrub with opposite leaves and branches, glabrous or almost so except in the inflorescence
    Leaves
    Leaves entire, sessile and auriculate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a dense rounded or ovate head; partial inflorescences of one or two fertile flowers within the axil of each bract
    Flowers
    Flowers bibracteolate, hermaphrodite, the 2 oblong outer tepals much wider than the 3 linear-oblong inner tepals, all indurate at the base
    Stamens
    Stamens 5; filaments linear, thin, without intermediate pseudostaminodes; anthers bilocular
    Pistil
    Ovary with a single pendulous ovule, texture uniform and without a firmer apical “cap”; style filiform; stigmas very short and erect to longer and slightly divergent
    Fruits
    Fruit an indehiscent capsule.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia

    Lopriorea Schinz appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich 56: 251 (1911)

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in Viert. Nat. Ges. Zürich 56: 251 (1911)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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