1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Dibrachionostylus Bremek.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Rubiaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1976

    Habit
    Perennial herb with woody rhizomatous rootstock; stems 4-ribbed or almost winged, mostly much branched
    Leaves
    Leaves sessile, linear or linear-lanceolate, the lateral nerves rather obscure; stipules with several fimbriae from a short sheath
    Flowers
    Flowers small, markedly heterostylous, in many-flowered terminal rather dense corymbiform inflorescences
    Calyx
    Calyx-lobes 4, small, narrowly triangular, separated by colleters
    Corolla
    Corolla-tube almost cylindrical, slightly narrowed to the base, short, glabrous inside; lobes 4, oblong-ovate
    Pistil
    Ovary 2-locular; ovules numerous on peltate placentas; style shortly divided into 2 branches; stigmas ellipsoid
    Fruits
    Capsule subglobose, shortly beaked, apically loculicidally and septicidally dehiscent
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, angular.

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    Distribution

    Dibrachionostylus Bremek. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 48(2): 163 (1952)

    Accepted by

    • 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 Tropical East Africa
    • Verh. K. Nederl. Akad. Wet., Afd. Natuurk., ser. 2, 48(2): 163 (1952)

    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