1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Graderia Benth.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Perennial undershrub, many-stemmed from a woody rootstock.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or alternate, pinnatisect, dentate to entire.
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, axillary.
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed, campanulate.
    Corolla
    Corolla tubular, 5-lobed, limb spreading, lobes almost entire.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didymanous, included; filaments filiform, pilose at least towards base, inserted below middle of corolla tube; anthers bithecal, free, thecae divergent, oblong, curved, mucronate at base.
    Ovary
    Ovary bilocular, globular, compressed; ovules numerous.
    Style
    Style slender, glabrous, exserted, incurved above.
    Fruits
    Capsule compressed perpendicular to septum, loculicidal.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, obovoid-cylindrical.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial undershrub, many-stemmed from a woody rootstock
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or alternate
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, axillary
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed, campanulate
    Corolla
    Corolla tubular, 5lobed, limb spreading, lobes almost entire
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, included; filaments filiform, pilose at least towards base, inserted below middle of corolla tube; anthers bithecal, free, thecae divergent, oblong, curved, mucronate at base
    Gynoecium
    Ovary bilocular, compressed; ovules numerous; style slender, glabrous, exserted, incurved above
    Fruits
    Capsule compressed perpendicular to septum, loculicidal
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, obovoid-cylindrical.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Socotra, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe

    Graderia Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 10: 521 (1846)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in DC., Prodr.10: 521 (1846).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • DC., Prodr. 10: 521 (1846)

    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