1. Family: Rosaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Alchemilla L.
      1. Alchemilla roccatii Cortesi

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Central Tropical Africa (Ruwenzori Mountains).

    [FTEA]

    Rosaceae, R. A. Graham. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1960

    Habit
    A woody, dwarf, much-branched shrub.
    Branches
    Main branches short, scarcely exceeding 10 cm. in length with very short lateral branchlets, covered with long ± appressed yellowish hairs, becoming sparser with age and sometimes producing ± herbaceous runners.
    Stipules
    Stipules brown, membranous or sometimes a little herbaceous at the apex, terminally dentate or rarely entire, ± obscuring the stems of young branches, glabrous but for long hairs on the margins, or with a few similar hairs on the lamina.
    Leaves
    Leaves petiolate, reniform-rounded, 3–5-lobed, the base truncate to very widely cuneate, up to 1.3 cm. long by 2.3 cm. broad, usually glabrous or nearly so above, covered beneath (rarely above) with silky hairs; lobes broadly oblong, terminally truncate-rounded, often rather shallow, seldom exceeding half the radius of the lamina, the central one 3–7-dentate, and the lateral lobes usually slightly smaller and 3-toothed; petiole up to 5 mm. long, covered with hairs.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence (fide Hauman) 2–5-flowered, shorter than the leaves.
    Calyx
    Calyx-lobes much longer than the epicalyx-lobes.
    Fruits
    Achenes 1–2.
    Habitat
    Upland moor; 3600–3750 m.
    Distribution
    U2 the Belgian Congoconfined to Ruwenzori.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Uganda, Zaïre

    Alchemilla roccatii Cortesi appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. Bot. (Rome) 6: 536 (1908)

    Accepted by

    • Graham, R.A. (1960). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Rosaceae: 1-61.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Hedb. in Symb. Bot. Ups. 15 (1): 117 (1957).
    • Hauman, Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 3: 11 (1952).
    • Robyns, Flore des Spermatophytes du Parc National Albert 1: 250 (1948).
    • Hauman & Balle in Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 24: 330 (1934).
    • De Wild. in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de l'État a Bruxelles 6: 219 (1921).
    • Cort. in Ann. Bot., Roma 6: 536 (1908).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    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