1. Family: Scrophulariaceae Juss.
    1. Zaluzianskya F.W.Schmidt

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Uganda to S. Africa.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs, subviscid, turning black on drying.
    Stem
    Stems erect or ascending, simple or branched, sometimes cushion- or mat-forming, becoming woody at base and into tap-root with crown often bearing many vegetative buds or not.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, or alternate above, simple, dentate or entire.
    Flowers
    Flowers in terminal spikes or occasionally axillary, bracteate.
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-toothed, bilabiate, oblong to tubular-ovoid.
    Corolla
    Corolla 5-lobed, tubular with tube greatly exceeding calyx, often splitting at base, regular or bilabiate; lobes shorter than tube, subequal or not, entire, emarginate or bifid.
    Stamens
    Filaments short, inserted near apex of tube; anthers unithecal by confluence, anterior pair smaller or sterile. Stamens 4, didynamous or rarely 2 by abortion of anterior pair, posterior pair usually included.
    Pistil
    Ovary bilocular; style filiform, entire, somewhat clavate at apex; ovules numerous.
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid-oblong, septicidally bivalved.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous.
    [FTEA]

    Scrophulariaceae, S.A. Ghazanfar, F.N. Hepper & D. Philcox. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2008

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, toothed or entire; lower leaves opposite; upper leaves usually alternate
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal spike or more rarely flowers axillary
    Bracts
    Bract adnate to calyx
    Calyx
    Calyx bilabiate or 5-lobed, 5-ribbed, sometimes 2- or 5-winged, persistent
    Corolla
    Corolla bilabiate, 2–3-toothed or lobed or regularly 5-lobed
    Stamens
    Stamens 4 and didynamous, or unusually 2 or 5, inserted near the apex of the corolla tube or mouth; filaments decurrent to base of tube forming a channel for the style; anthers monothecal
    Gynoecium
    Ovary 2-locular with a conspicuous terete gland or a small globose swelling at the base; ovules many; stigma often exserted
    Fruits
    Capsule septicidal
    Seeds
    Seeds obscurely angled.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe

    Zaluzianskya F.W.Schmidt appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Neue Selt. Pfl.: 11 (1793)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Neue Selt. Pflanzen: 11 (1793) nom. conserv. non Zaluzianskia Necker.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Hilliard, Rev. Manuleae: 460 (1994), nom. cons., non Zaluzianskia Necker
    • Neue U. Selt. Pfl.: 11 (1783)
    • Walpers, Repert. Sp. Nov.: 3: 306)

    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

    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