1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Harveya Hook.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa and Asia-Temperate..

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Parasitic herbs, erect or ascending, usually glandular-hairy.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or alternate usually at least the lower reduced to scales.
    Flowers
    Flowers usually large, solitary-axillary or in terminal spikes or racemes, sessile or pedicellate, bibracteolate or ebracteolate.
    Calyx
    Calyx tubular or tubular-campanulate, 5-dentate or 5-lobed to below middle.
    Corolla
    Corolla tube usually narrow at base, of ten much enlarged above and towards throat, incurved or slightly incurved; lobes 5, erect-spreading, flat, entire or undulate-crisped on margin.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, usually included or barely exserted; anthers bithecal with thecae parallel or transverse, one perfect, acuminate or mucronate at base, the other empty, longer, subulate-acuminate.
    Style
    Style incurved.
    Stigma
    Stigma clavate or oblong, tongue-shaped.
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid, ellipsoid or subspherical, somewhat compressed, loculicidal.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, oblong in outline, truncate.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Herbs, saprophytic or parasitic on roots, often drying black.
    Stem
    Stems erect or ascending, simple, reduced or little-branched
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or alternate, usually at least the lower reduced to scales or absent
    Flowers
    Flowers usually large and conspicuous, solitary, axillary, often in terminal spikes or racemes, sessile or pedicellate, bibracteolate or ebracteolate
    Calyx
    Calyx tubular or tubular-campanulate, 5-dentate or 5lobed to above the middle
    Corolla
    Corolla tube usually narrow at base and more enlarged above and towards throat, curved; lobes 5, erect-spreading, entire or with undulatecrenate margins
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, usually included or barely exserted; anthers bithecal, thecae parallel or transverse, normally one perfect, acuminate or sharply mucronate or rounded at base, the other empty, longer, subulate-acuminate
    Gynoecium
    Style incurved; stigma clavate or oblong, tongue-shaped
    Fruits
    Capsule loculicidal
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, oblong-truncate.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Parasitic herbs with simple unbranched stems, glandular, drying black
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, sessile or shortly petiolate
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary in the axils of leaves
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate, inflated, unequally 5-lobed, 10-veined, persistent
    Corolla
    Corolla tubular, somewhat oblique; tube bent and widening below throat; limb unequally 5-lobed
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, somewhat didynamous, inserted at the distal part of the corolla tube, included; anthers monothecal, slightly curved, attached transverse to the filament
    Gynoecium
    Style glabrous, included; stigma bent apically, flattened
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid
    Seeds
    Seeds cylindrical, reticulate.
    Note
    Monotypic.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Harveya Hook. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Milne-Redhead, E. [4451], Zambia 11219.000
    Wild, H. [30409], Zimbabwe 11220.000

    First published in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 2: t. 118 (1837)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Benth. & Hook. f.. Gen. Pl. 2: 967 (1876).
    • Ic. Pl. t.118 (1837).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • F.T.A. 4(2): 435 (1906)
    • Ic. Pl.: t. 118 (1837)

    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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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