1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Micrargeria Benth.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Africa, Madagascar, Myanmar.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual herbs.
    Stem
    Stems erect, branched
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite to alternate, linear to filiform, entire or trifid
    Flowers
    Flowers small, solitary, axillary or terminally racemose, bibracteolate
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed; lobes ovate to lanceolate, acute or obtuse
    Corolla
    Corolla campanulate, tube enlarged above; sometimes incurved; limb ± equally 5-lobed, lobes entire
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, included; anthers bithecal, apically attached
    Ovary
    Ovary 2–4-locular
    Fruits
    Capsule globose to subglobose
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, obovoid.
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Annual, rigid, erect, branched herbs.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite to alternate, linear, entire or trifid.
    Flowers
    Flowers small, solitary-axillary or terminally racemose, bi-bracteolate.
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate, 5-lobed; lobes ovate to lanceolate, acute or obtuse.
    Corolla
    Corolla limb subequally 5-lobed; lobes entire; tube enlarged above, sometimes incurved.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, somewhat didynamous, included; anthers free, bithecal; thecae arched or parallel, distinct, apically attached.
    Ovary
    Ovary 2–4-locular.
    Ovules
    Ovules numerous.
    Fruits
    Capsule globose to subglobose.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, obovoid.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Micrargeria Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 10: 509 (1846)

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 4, 2: 457.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in DC., Prodr. 10: 509 (1846).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • DC., Prodr. 10: 509 (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