1. Family: Melastomataceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Warneckea Gilg
      1. Warneckea sessilicarpa (A.Fern. & R.Fern.) Jacq.-Fél.

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

    [FZ]

    Melastomataceae, R. and A. Fernandes. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

    Habit
    A small tree or a shrub up to 7 m. high.
    Branches
    Young branches narrowly 4-winged, reddish-brown, ± cylindric when older, covered with greyish ± irregularly fissured bark; nodes thickened; internodes 0·5–2·5 cm. long.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina (1·5)2–3·5 x 1–2·5 cm., ovate or elliptic, obtuse or roundish at the apex, roundish or slightly cuneate at the base, dark green above, yellowish-green or bright green beneath, longitudinally 3-nerved, the longitudinal nerves ± raised on both faces, the laterals arched between the insertions with the transverse ones above the middle of leaf; reticulation close and very conspicuous mainly on the under side; petiole c. 1 mm. long.
    Flowers
    Flowers unknown.
    Fruits
    Fruits sessile, clustered, sometimes at the nodes of the leafless part of branches, crowned by the reddish, 1·5 mm. long receptacle lobes.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique

    Warneckea sessilicarpa (A.Fern. & R.Fern.) Jacq.-Fél. appears in other Kew resources:

    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 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