1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Gerardiina Engl.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, narrowly cylindric usually tapering.
    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs, erect.
    Stem
    Stems simple.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, entire.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence racemose.
    Flowers
    Flowers opposite, bracteate, pedicellate.
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed, campanulate, lobes subequal, shorter than tube.
    Corolla
    Corolla campanulate, oblique, narrow at base, dilated above, 5-lobed; lobes subequal, rounded.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous with anterior pair about 2–2.5 times longer than posterior pair; anterior filaments long pilose above middle; anthers bithecal, thecae divergent, subequal.
    Ovary
    Ovary bilocular, ovoid, glabrous.
    Ovules
    Ovules numerous.
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid, equalling to somewhat longer than calyx.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs, erect.
    Stem
    Stems trailing, rooting at lower nodes then erect
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, entire
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence racemose
    Flowers
    Flowers opposite, bracteate, pedicellate
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed, campanulate, lobes subequal, shorter than tube
    Corolla
    Corolla campanulate, oblique, subrotate, 5-lobed; lobes subequal, rounded
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous with anterior pair about 2–2.5 times longer than posterior pair; anterior filaments long pilose above middle; anthers bithecal; thecae divergent, subequal
    Gynoecium
    Ovary bilocular; ovules numerous
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid, equalling to somewhat longer than calyx
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, narrowly cylindric, usually tapering.
    Note
    Two species from tropical southeast Africa.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Burundi, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Gerardiina Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23: 507 (1897)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in F.C.4, 2: 378 (1904).
    • Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 1: 770 (1898)
    • Bot. Jahrb. 23: 507, t. 10 G-M (1897).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • E.J. 23: 507, t. 10 g–m (1897)

    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