1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Chamaepentas Bremek.
      1. Chamaepentas greenwayi Bremek.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania (Pare).

    [FTEA]

    Rubiaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1976

    Habit
    Stems up to 30 cm. long, sparsely to densely covered with spreading hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaf-blades elliptic, 1.2–4.5 cm. long, 0.5–3.2 cm. wide, bluntly acute at the apex, cuneate at the base, sparsely to densely hairy on both surfaces or practically glabrous save for the margins; 3–6 lateral nerves clearly visible on each side; petiole 3–9 mm. long, pubescent or densely hairy; stipule sheath 1 mm. long, divided into 3–5 lobes 0.5–1.7 mm. long, the colleters distinctly capitate.
    Pedicel
    Pedicels 1.5–6 mm. long, glabrescent to hairy.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube 1.8–2.8 mm. long, glabrous or hairy; lobes of varying sizes, the smallest 7–10 mm. long, 1.5–2 mm. wide, intermediates 1.1–1.3 cm. long, 2.5–3.5 mm. wide, and largest 1.3–1.7 cm. long, 3.8–4.5 mm. wide, densely pubescent or glabrescent save for the margins.
    Corolla
    Corolla white; tube 4–4.5 cm. long, glabrous or pubescent, 1.5–2.5 mm. wide; lobes ovate-oblong, 0.8–1 cm. long, 3–4.5 mm. wide, glabrous inside.
    Pistil
    Style exserted 3 mm. in long-styled flowers; stigma-lobes 3 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule oblong, ± 5 mm. tall, 8 mm. wide, glabrescent or pubescent, the beak ± 2.5–3 mm. tall.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Chamaepentas greenwayi Bremek. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Greenway [6570], Tanzania K000319806 isosyntype

    First published in Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 48(2): 47 (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. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bremek. in Verh. K. Nederl. Akad. Wet., Afd. Natuurk., ser. 2, 48 (2): 47 (1952).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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