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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & S. Tanzania to E. Zambia.

[FTEA]

Ranunculaceae, E. Milne-Redhead & W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

Habit
Perennial herb with erect stems 1.5–5 dm. tall, glabrous, simple or branched low down.
Leaves
Leaves short, 1.5–6 cm. in total length (including petiole), bipinnate; leaflets elliptic to oblate, often trilobed, apices of lobes more or less rounded and very slightly apiculate, bases slightly cuneate to truncate.
Inflorescences
Inflorescences few-flowered, in young state compact, pedicels in infructescence scarcely elongated and filiform.
Calyx
Sepals 8 mm. long, white on inside, rose-coloured on outside.
Stamens
Stamens about 15; anther thecae 2.3 mm. long, prolongation of connective up to 0.2 mm. long.
Carpels
Carpels 10–14; stigma 1.5 mm. long at anthesis, curved or curled.
Fruits
Achenes sessile, without accrescent stipes.
Habitat
Rocky places in wooded grassland, 1800–2200 m.
Distribution
endemic in southern Tanganyika T4 T7 T8

[FZ]

Ranunculaceae, A. W. Exell and E. Milne-Redhead. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

Habit
Perennial herb up to 50 cm. tall, with erect, glabrous stems.
Leaves
Leaves 1.5–6 cm. in length (including petiole), bipinnate; leaflets elliptic to oblate, often trilobed, apices of lobes rounded and slightly apiculate, base cuneate to truncate.
Inflorescences
Inflorescence few-flowered, pedicels not greatly elongated in infructescence.
Calyx
Sepals 8 mm. long, white inside, pink outside.
Stamens
Stamens about 15, anther-thecae 1.7–2.3 mm. long, prolongation of connective up to 0.2 mm. long.
Carpels
Carpels 10–20, stigma 1.5 mm. long at anthesis, curled.
Fruits
Achenes sessile, 2.5 mm. long, with 3–4 longitudinal ribs.

Native to:

Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia

Thalictrum zernyi Ulbr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1964 Benson, F.M. [s.n.], Zambia K000283113
Jan 2, 1959 Richards, H.M. [10403], Zambia K000283111
Jan 2, 1957 Richards, H.M. [7558], Tanzania K000283118
Jan 2, 1957 Richards, H.M. [7558], Tanzania K000283119
Feb 29, 1956 Milne-Redhead, E. [8186], Tanzania K000283121
Feb 29, 1956 Milne-Redhead, E. [8186], Tanzania K000283122
Jan 1, 1956 Milne-Redhead, E. [8186], Tanzania K000283123
Jan 1, 1936 Zerny, H. [268], Tanzania K000283126 Unknown type material
Bullock, A.A. [3712], Tanzania K000283125
Fanshawe, D.B. [7236], Zambia K000283112
Stolz, A. [2421], Tanzania K000283114
Stolz, A. [2421], Tanzania K000283115
Chapman, J.D. [2314], Malawi K000283109
Semsei, S.R. [1662], Tanzania K000283124
Bidgood, S. [2512], Tanzania K000283116
Bidgood, S. [2512], Tanzania K000283117
Hilliard, O.M. [4387], Malawi K000283108
Simon, B.K. [1716], Malawi K000283110
Pawek, J. [8906], Malawi K000283106
Pawek, J. [7930], Malawi K000283107
Kerfoot, O. [1742], Tanzania K000283120
Phillips, E. [1056], Malawi K000283105

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 15: 715 (1942)

Accepted by

  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Milne-Redhead, E. & Turrill, W.B. (1952). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Ranunculaceae: 1-23.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Ulbr. in N. B. G. B. 15: 715 (1942).

Flora Zambesiaca
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