1. Family: Linaceae DC. ex Perleb
    1. Genus: Hugonia L.
      1. Hugonia elliptica N.Robson

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique.

    [FZ]

    Linaceae, N. K. B. Robson. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Shrub 3 m. high, climbing; branches striate and brown-sericeo-pubescent when young, eventually terete, with cream-brown bark and numerous raised whitish lenticels.
    Leaves
    Leaves petiolate; lamina 8–13·5 × 2·5–4·3 cm., elliptic to oblong-elliptic, acute to subacute at the apex, broadly to narrowly cuneate at the base, entire or remotely and very shallowly serrate, chartaceous, entirely glabrous when mature or appressed-pubescent at base of midrib below, with the midrib, 9–13 pairs of lateral nerves and densely reticulate tertiary venation prominent on both sides, especially below; petiole 6–12 mm. long, shortly subappressed-pubescent; stipules 3–4·5 mm. long, 4–5-digitate or subpinnatifid with linear lobes, long-appressed-pubescent outside, glabrous within, ribbed, soon deciduous.
    Flowers
    Flowers 3–4 in condensed pedunculate cymes, in axils of foliage leaves; peduncles c. 3 mm. long; pedicels 5–6 mm. long, articulated, appressed-brown-pubescent.
    Calyx
    Sepals 6–8 mm. long, ovate, the outer ones subacute, the inner ones rounded, shallowly vertically ribbed, appressed-brown-pubescent outside, glabrous within.
    Corolla
    Petals yellow, c. 10 mm. long, obovate, rounded at the apex, with margin pubescent, otherwise glabrous.
    Stamens
    Stamens glabrous; longer filaments linear, shorter ones triangular; anthers oblong.
    Pistil
    Ovary c. 2 mm. long, ovoid, glabrous; styles 2–3, united for a short distance at the base, glabrous; stigmas broadly and obliquely capitate.
    Fruits
    Drupe (immature) globose, with thin brown pericarp and 2–3 fertile 1-seeded loculi.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique

    Hugonia elliptica N.Robson appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 36: 5 (1962)

    Accepted by

    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    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