1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Amphiasma Bremek.
      1. Amphiasma redheadii Bremek.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Zambia.

    [FZ]

    Rubiaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora Zambesiaca 5:1. 1989

    Habit
    Perennial herb with erect graceful stems 45 cm. tall from a several-headed rhizome; stems ± strict, not or sparsely branched, glabrous.
    Leaves
    Leaves held erect; blades 3–4 cm. x 0.5–1 mm., linear-filiform, ciliolate on the margins and scabridulous above.
    Leaf sheaths
    Stipular sheath ± 5 mm. long, truncate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences subumbellate cymes restricted to apex of stem or with few flowers at next lower axil; pedicels all 2–3 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx tube c. 1.3 mm. long, ovoid, glabrous; limb 0.3 mm. long with triangular lobes 0.8–1.1 mm. long, the margins slightly ciliolate.
    Corolla
    Corolla white, glabrous outside; tube somewhat funnel-shaped, 4 mm. long, pilose inside; lobes 2.5–7.5 x 1 mm., oblong-elliptic, the lower half pilose inside.
    Style
    Styles 5.5 mm. long in long-styled flowers, the stigmatic lobes 1.3 mm. long.
    Note
    Short-styled flowers and fruits not known.

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    Distribution

    Amphiasma redheadii Bremek. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 1, 1948 Milne-Redhead, E. [859], Zambia K000414388

    First published in Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 48(2): 170 (1952)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    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 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