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  1. Family: Menyanthaceae Dumort.
    1. Genus: Nymphoides Ség.
      1. Nymphoides tenuissima A.Raynal

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Zambia.

    [FZ]

    Menyanthaceae, Barbara Mackinder. Flora Zambesiaca 7:4. 1990

    Habit
    Small annual without stolons.
    Petiole
    Petiole short, less than half as long as lamina.
    Leaf lamina
    Lamina 2.4–5.8 x 2.1–4.7 cm., mostly ovate with an open sinus.
    Flowers
    Flowers 7–10(15), homostylous; pedicels 7–8(15) mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx c. 3 mm. long appressed to the corolla.
    Corolla
    Corolla white, 5–7 mm. long, lobes fimbriate villous on edges and midvein.
    Fruits
    Capsule globose, just exceeding the calyx, (5)10–15 seeded.
    Seeds
    Seeds 1.3–1.6 mm. long, broadly elliptic-ovate, flattened, often finely tuberculate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Zambia, Zaïre

    Other Data

    Nymphoides tenuissima A.Raynal appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Richards, H.M. [9175], Zambia K000418512 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Mitt. Bot. Staatssamml. München 10: 131 (1971)

    Accepted by

    • Launert, E. & Pope, G.V. (eds.) (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 1-114. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Launert, E. & Pope, G.V. (eds.) (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 7(4): 1-114. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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