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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Venezuela and NW. Argentina, Caribbean, W. & S. Europe, Guinea, Cameroon to Ethiopia and Zimbabwe.

[FZ]

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

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

[FTEA]

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

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

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

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • WCVP (2021). World Checklist of Vascular Plants, version 2.0. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcvp.science.kew.org/ Retrieved 28 April 2021

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)

Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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