1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Cycniopsis Engl.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is NE. & E. Tropical Africa, Arabian Peninsula.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite
    Bracts
    Bracts similar to leaves; bracteoles absent
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, axillary or not
    Calyx
    Calyx tubular, lobed to about half its length, straight or relexing in fruit
    Corolla
    Corolla tubular, 4-lobed above, tube bent in the upper part, extended or gibbous near the apex
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous; filaments attached at the same level about 1/3 from the apex of the corolla tube; anthers monothecal
    Gynoecium
    Ovary globose; style shorter than the stamens, included; stigma clavate
    Fruits
    Fruit a septicidal capsule
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, black, cylindrical, reticulate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen

    Cycniopsis Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 36: 233 (1905)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • E.J. 36: 233 (1905)

    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