1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Oldenlandia L.
      1. Oldenlandia manyoniensis Bremek.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual slender erect herb 10–30 cm. tall, not or sparsely branched; stems sharply 4-ribbed, glabrous or sparsely pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaf-blades elliptic to ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 0.4–2.8 cm. long, 0.15–1.3 cm. wide, acute at the apex, cuneate at the base, thin, discolorous, glabrous save for the ciliate margins and base of the midnerve beneath or pubescent above and on midnerve beneath; petiole obsolete or ± 1 mm. long, ciliate; stipule-sheath small, up to about 0.8 mm. long, pubescent, the margins only obscurely fimbriate.
    Flowers
    Flowers isostylous, in terminal and axillary cymes; central flower of the cyme ± sessile, the laterals on pedicels 0.4–1.1 cm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube ovoid, 0.5 mm. long, glabrous or pubescent; lobes linear-lanceolate, 1–1.6 mm. long, ciliate.
    Corolla
    Corolla white; tube slender, widened at the throat, 3–3.5 mm. long, glabrous inside and out; lobes ovate, 1.2 mm. long, 0.8 mm. wide.
    Pistil
    Style ± 3 mm. long; stigma-lobes 0.8 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid-globose, 2 mm. long, 2.3 mm. wide, mostly distinctly shortly spreading pubescent, crowned by the persistent calyx-lobes and produced into a distinct compressed beak ± 1 mm. long, so that whole fruit appears broad near the base and narrowed to the apex.
    Seeds
    Seeds ellipsoid, angular, longest dimension 0.65 mm., shortest dimension 0.35 mm.
    Figures
    Fig. 40/12, p. 270, and 42, p. 288.
    Habitat
    Deciduous thicket; ± 1300 m.
    Distribution
    T4 T5 not known elsewhere

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Oldenlandia manyoniensis Bremek. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 11, 1967 Greenway, P.J. [11585], Tanzania K000316336 holotype
    Bidgood, S. [6235], Tanzania K000468190
    Bidgood, S. [5918], Tanzania K000468507
    Bidgood, S. [791], Tanzania K000316334
    Bidgood, S. [1149], Tanzania K000316335

    First published in Kew Bull. 21: 244 (1967)

    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.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bremek. in Kew Bulletin 21: 244 (1967).

    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 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