1. Family: Scrophulariaceae Juss.
    1. Diclis Benth.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs, creeping, prostrate or decumbent, rarely erect Leaves opposite or upper alternate, toothed to subentire.
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, axillary, pedicellate, ebracteate.
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed.
    Corolla
    Corolla bilabiate; tube short, produced at front into spur; posterior lip bilobed, anterior lip 3-lobed.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, filaments of anterior pair circumflex at base; anthers cohering in pairs, thecae confluent.
    Style
    Style slender.
    Ovary
    Ovary bilocular, ovules numerous.
    Fruits
    Capsule subglobose clearly or obscurely emarginate at apex, loculicidal.
    Seeds
    Seeds ovoid, reticulate-foveolate.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual herbs, stems slender, prostrate or erect
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or the upper ones alternate, petiolate or sessile
    Flowers
    Flowers axillary, solitary, pedicellate, ebracteate
    Calyx
    Calyx deeply 5-lobed
    Corolla
    Corolla 2-lipped, tube produced in front as a spur, sometimes spur obscure or very small; posterior lip 2-fid, anterior 3-fid
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous; filaments of the anterior pair sharply bent at the base; anthers monothecal by confluence, cohering in pairs
    Style
    Style small
    Fruits
    Capsule subglobose, septicidal, valves reflexing, entire or partly bifid
    Seeds
    Seeds ovoid, reticulate-fulveolate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Diclis Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Compan. Bot. Mag. 2: 23 (1836)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 4, 2: 286.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Hook., Comp. Bot. Mag. 2: 23 (1836).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • F.Z.: 8(2): 12 (1990)
    • Hooker, Comp. Bot. Mag. 2: 23 (1836)

    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