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

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub 2–4 m. high; branchlets angular.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina ovate, 2–7 cm. long, 1–3.5 cm. wide, acuminate, base subcordate to rounded; basal lateral nerves forming loops with transverse nerves from about the middle to the apex; petiole 2–3 mm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence 1–3-flowered, terminal or axillary.
    Flowers
    Flowers not seen; data from the original description.
    Calyx
    Calyx turbinate; lobes obovate, 2 mm. long.
    Corolla
    Petals broadly elliptic, 2 mm. long, 1.5 mm. wide, pale red.
    Stamens
    Anthers 1.5 mm. long, filaments 3 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Fruit subglobose, 7 mm. in diameter.
    Habitat
    Upland rain-forest; 1200–1256 m.
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere T6

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Warneckea schliebenii (Markgr.) Jacq.-Fél. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2008 Laizer, G. [1561], Tanzania K000545415

    First published in Adansonia, sér. 2, 18(2): 234 (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