1. Family: Plantaginaceae Juss.
    1. Sibthorpia L.

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Europe, Africa, Southern America and Northern America..

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Perennial, small, creeping herbs; stems rooting at nodes.
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, petiolate, suborbicular-reniform, crenate to incised.
    Flowers
    Flowers axillary, 4- to 8-merous, solitary or fasciculate, pedicellate.
    Inflorescences
    Pedicels ebracteate.
    Calyx
    Calyx 4–8-lobed, lobes somewhat unequal.
    Corolla
    Corolla rotate, tube short, lobes equalling calyx in number or one more, entire, subequal, spreading.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4–8, equalling corolla lobes or one or two less; filaments short, filiform, subequal; anthers sagittate; thecae contiguous at apex.
    Style
    Style short, stigma capitate.
    Fruits
    Capsule somewhat compressed, loculicidal.
    Seeds
    Seeds few, oblong-ovoid, reticulate or smooth.
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial small prostrate herbs.
    Stem
    Stems slender, rooting at the nodes
    Leaves
    Leaves alternate, circular or reniform, crenate to incised
    Flowers
    Flowers axillary, l-several; pedicellate
    Calyx
    Calyx 5lobed
    Corolla
    Corolla small, regular or slightly irregular
    Stamens
    Stamens 3–5; filaments filiform
    Nectaries
    Nectaries present or absent
    Seeds
    Seeds small, white-tuberculate or smooth black.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northwest, Azores, Baleares, Bolivia, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Honduras, Ireland, Kenya, Kriti, Madeira, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Panamá, Peru, Portugal, Rwanda, Spain, Tanzania, Uganda, Venezuela, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Sibthorpia L. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 631 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Flora Europaea 3: 1-370. Cambridge University Press.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 4, 2: 353.
    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 279 (1754).
    • Sp. PL.: 631 (1753)
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 279 (1754)
    • Sp. P1.: 631 (1753)

    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