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

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Flora Zambesiaca. Vol. 9, Part 3. Polygonaceae-Myriaceae. Pope GV, Polhill RM, Martins ES. 2006.

Type
Type from Dem. Rep. Congo.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf lamina 5–16 × 2.5–7 cm, ovate-lanceolate, acute at the apex, attenuate to the base, ± pubescent or with glandular hairs on both surfaces, particularly on the nerves; petiole up to 5 cm long, densely covered with spreading and glandular hairs Leaf lamina 5–16 × 2.5–7 cm, ovate-lanceolate, acute at the apex, attenuate to the base, ± pubescent or with glandular hairs on both surfaces, particularly on the nerves; petiole up to 5 cm long, densely covered with spreading and glandular hairs.
Morphology Leaves Ocrea
Ocrea brownish, 1–2 cm long, membranous, pubescent, glandular, truncate and ciliate at the apex Ocrea brownish, 1–2 cm long, membranous, pubescent, glandular, truncate and ciliate at the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers pedicellate, in fascicles of 2–3; fascicles surrounded by bracts and borne in ± dense, pedunculate, spiciform racemes; racemes 2–4, terminal, 4–9 × 0.8–1.3 cm; peduncles up to 4–6 cm long, glandular hairy; bracts 3.5–5 mm long, scarious, pubescent with ciliate margins Flowers pedicellate, in fascicles of 2–3; fascicles surrounded by bracts and borne in ± dense, pedunculate, spiciform racemes; racemes 2–4, terminal, 4–9 × 0.8–1.3 cm; peduncles up to 4–6 cm long, glandular hairy; bracts 3.5–5 mm long, scarious, pubescent with ciliate margins.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth 3.5–4.5 mm long, subcampanulate, 5-lobed; lobes white, 2.5–3.5 mm long, ovate Perianth 3.5–4.5 mm long, subcampanulate, 5-lobed; lobes white, 2.5–3.5 mm long, ovate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 7; filaments 1.5 mm long, filiform; anthers 0.25 × 0.15 mm, ellipsoid Stamens 7; filaments 1.5 mm long, filiform; anthers 0.25 × 0.15 mm, ellipsoid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary 2.5 × 1.5 mm, globose to ellipsoid, ± compressed; styles 2, rarely 3
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Nut dark brown, smooth and shiny, 3.5 × 2.5 mm, lenticular. Nut dark brown, smooth and shiny, 3.5 × 2.5 mm, lenticular.
Ecology
Wet dambos, in shallow water; 1360 m.
Distribution
Also in Katanga (Shaba) Province of Dem. Rep. Congo and Angola. ZAM W Zambia
Morphology General Habit
An erect perennial herb, with patent hairs and short glandular hairs on vegetative parts. An erect perennial herb, with patent hairs and short glandular hairs on vegetative parts
Morphology Stem
Stems up to 1.2(1.75) m tall, shortly branched. Stems up to 1.2(1.75) m tall, shortly branched
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary 2.5 × 1.5 mm, globose to ellipsoid, ± compressed; styles 2, rarely 3.

Native to:

Angola, Zambia, Zaïre

Persicaria glandulopilosa (De Wild.) Soják appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Preslia 46: 153 (1974)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Preslia 46: 153 (1974). TAB. 4.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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