1. Family: Melastomataceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Warneckea Gilg
      1. Warneckea erubescens (Gilg) Jacq.-Fél.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

    Melastomataceae, G. E. Wickens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

    Habit
    Shrub up to 3(–4.5 fide T.T.C.L.) m. high; branchlets obscurely 4-winged when young.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina ovate-lanceolate, ovate or oblong, 6–19 cm. long, 3–9 cm. wide, acuminate, base shortly attenuate to subcordate; basal lateral nerves forming loops with the transverse nerves from about midway to the apex; petiole 3–10 mm. long.
    Flowers
    Flowers in sessile bracteate axillary fascicles, with tufts of hairs at base of flowers.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube campanulate, 2 mm. long, 1.5 mm. in diameter; lobes ovate.
    Corolla
    Petals obovate-lanceolate, 3.5 mm. long, 2 mm. wide, pink to purple.
    Stamens
    Anthers 2 mm. long; filaments 4 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Fruit not known.
    Habitat
    Lowland rain-forest; 870–950 m.
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere T3

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Warneckea erubescens (Gilg) Jacq.-Fél. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Vetdcourt, B. [1740], Tanzania Memecylon erubescens 4971.000

    First published in Adansonia, sér. 2, 18(2): 230 (1978)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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