1. Family: Scrophulariaceae Juss.
    1. Freylinia Colla

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tanzania, Zimbabwe to S. Africa.

    [FZ]

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

    Pistil
    Ovary bilocular, ellipsoid; ovules many; stigma capitate, globose or ovoid; style thick, linear.
    Fruits
    Fruit bilocular, ovoid, capsular.
    Seeds
    Seeds discoid, with membranous testa and winged margin.
    Habit
    Shrubs or subshrubs.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, verticillate or scattered, sessile to shortly petiolate, entire or toothed in upper half.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence of terminal and axillary cymes.
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-partite, campanulate, lobes ovate, elliptic or lanceolate, imbricate in bud.
    Corolla
    Corolla 5-lobed; tube funnel-shaped or subcylindric, straight, longer than calyx; lobes spreading, almost flat, imbricate in bud.
    Stamens
    Stamens four, didynamous, occasionally with a fifth rudimentary and sterile stamen present, included; filaments terete or linear; anthers shortly oblong, with two parallel thecae.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrubs
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, verticillate or alternate, ± sessile, margins entire or toothed in the upper half
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence cymose, terminal or axillary
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed, persistent
    Corolla
    Corolla 5-lobed; tube funnel-shaped or subcylindric, straight; lobes much shorter than the tube
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, occasionally a rudimentary fifth stamen present, inserted about or above the middle of the corolla tube or deep in the throat, included or scarcely exserted; anthers bithecal
    Gynoecium
    Ovary 2-locular; style thick, linear, scarcely exserted; stigma capitate or globose
    Fruits
    Fruit an ovoid, obtuse capsule, septicidal
    Seeds
    Seeds linear or quadrate in outline or ellipsoid with membranous testa and a marginal wing.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, Myanmar, Northern Provinces, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

    Freylinia Colla appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Hortus Ripul.: 56 (1824)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Hort. Rupul: 56 (1823).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Phillips, Gen. S. Afr. Fl. Pl. ed. 2: 667 (1951)
    • Thiselton-Dyer, Fl. Capensis 4(2): 214 (1904)
    • Hort. Rupul.: 56 (1824)

    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