1. Family: Plantaginaceae Juss.
    1. Misopates Raf.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Herbs, annual, simple or branched, glabrous or glandular-pilose.
    Leaves
    Leaves simple, entire, usually opposite below, becoming alternate above.
    Flowers
    Flowers zygomorphic in terminal racemes, or solitary-axillary.
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed; lobes longer than corolla tube, markedly unequal.
    Corolla
    Corolla tubular; tube broadly cylindric, wide mouthed, gibbous at base, villous within.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, included.
    Ovary
    Ovary bilocular; ovules many.
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid, gibbous, opening with 2 pores.
    Seeds
    Seeds somewhat flattened, one face finely tuberculate with a wide, raised, papillose border, the other smooth, keeled and produced into a narrow wing.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual herbs
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite but those in the upper part of the stem alternate, entire, minutely veined, shortly petiolate
    Flowers
    Flowers axillary or in a leafy terminal raceme, sessile or shortly pedicellate
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-lobed, with long narrow segments, at least as long as the corolla tube, the posterior exceeding the others
    Corolla
    Corolla bilabiate, small or medium, saccate at the base, not spurred; upper lip 2-lobed; lower lip 3lobed produced into a large palate closing the hairy throat.
    Stamens
    Staminode very small, scale-like Stamens 4, inserted at the base of the tube.
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid, oblique, thick walled, locules unequal, the anterior locule broad and short, dehiscing by two apical pores, posterior locule small with a single pore.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Chad, Corse, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Kriti, Krym, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Spain, Sudan, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Ukraine, Yemen, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Burundi, Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, China Southeast, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Ecuador, Germany, Haiti, Illinois, Jamaica, KwaZulu-Natal, Malawi, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New Zealand North, Norfolk Is., Poland, Rwanda, Réunion, Sweden, Tanzania, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zaïre

    Misopates Raf. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Autik. Bot.: 158 (1840)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Autikon Bot.: 158 (1840).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Autikon Botanikon: 158 (1840)

    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