1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Ghikaea Volkens & Schweinf.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to N. Kenya.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Much branched shrub
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, becoming subopposite on the flowering stems, drying black
    Flowers
    Flowers large, showy, solitary, placed above the axil of leaves with 2 small glands between the axil and pedicel; bracteoles 2
    Calyx
    Calyx equally 5-lobed; lobes as long as or slightly longer than the tube
    Corolla
    Corolla campanulate, tube expanding above
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, included; adaxial stamens with shorter filaments and bithecal anthers; connective divided with the upper part bearing a single pollen cell, the lower produced into a slender curved spur; abaxial stamens monothecal; connective absent; anthers transverse to filament
    Gynoecium
    Ovary ovoid; style curved distally, exserted; stigma rounded
    Fruits
    Capsule loculicidal.
    Note
    Monotypic; endemic to tropical East Africa.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia

    Ghikaea Volkens & Schweinf. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in N.D.Ghika, Pays des Somalis: 214 (1898)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Ghika, Pays des Somalis 214 (1898)

    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