1. Family: Scrophulariaceae Juss.
    1. Sutera Roth

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herbs or small shrubs, erect, decumbent or ascending, pubescent, hispid, glandular-viscid or more rarely glabrous, frequently becoming black on drying.
    Leaves
    Leaves usually opposite or nearly so, dentate, crenate, lobed or incised, rarely entire, petiolate or sessile.
    Bracts
    Bracts usually similar to leaves but smaller, free from pedicels.
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary-axillary or in terminally racemose or simple, cymose or spicate inflorescences, pedicellate, bracteolate or not.
    Calyx
    Calyx 5-partite or 5-lobed; lobes linear, oblong, lanceolate or rarely ovate.
    Corolla
    Corolla tubular, deciduous; tube longer or shorter than calyx, cylindrical or infundibuliform, straight or curved towards apex, at times dilated at throat; limb 5-lobed, spreading, regular or bilabiate; lobes entire, emarginate or shortly bifid, subequal.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous, exserted or wholly or partly included.
    Filaments
    Filaments filiform, inserted in corolla tube.
    Anthers
    Anthers perfect, reniform, unithecal by confluence of cells.
    Ovary
    Ovary bilocular.
    Style
    Style filiform, included or exserted, somewhat clavate above.
    Stigma
    Stigma obtuse.
    Fruits
    Capsule septicidal, valves bifid.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, small, rugose.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, Free State, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Sutera Roth appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bot. Bemerk. Bericht.: 172 (1807)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • Bot. Bremerk.: 172 (1807) non Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp.: 291 (1821).

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    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