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

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual or possibly perennial erect herb 17–35 cm. tall, usually branched from the base into several to many stems, glabrous or scabrid-papillose on the ribs with short spreading hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaf-blades linear, 0.9–5 cm. long, (0.5–)1(–3.5) mm. wide, revolute, apiculate at the apex, sparsely scabrid-pubescent above and beneath; petiole not developed; stipule-sheath 2–3 mm. long, divided into 2–7 fimbriae 1–4 mm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences terminal and axillary panicles of peduncled 2–9-flowered glomerules; peduncles 0.2–2.5 cm. long; pedicels up to 1 mm. long in bud but lengthening to 2(–4) mm. in fruit.
    Flowers
    Flowers heterostylous.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube subglobose, ± 0.8–1 mm. long, glabrous; lobes triangular-lanceolate, 1 mm. long, sparsely ciliate on the margins.
    Corolla
    Corolla white; tube 1.4 mm. long, hairy inside; lobes oblong-elliptic, 1.3–2 mm. long, 0.7 mm. wide, papillate inside.
    Pistil
    Style in short-styled flowers 0.4 mm. long, in long-styled flowers 2.8 mm. long; stigma-lobes 0.5–0.8 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule depressed subglobose, 1.2–1.5 mm. tall, 2–2.2 mm. wide, glabrous, crowned by the persistent calyx-lobes; beak slightly raised, ± 0.4 mm. tall.
    Figures
    Fig. 41/21, p. 271.
    Habitat
    Fields, open places; 1100–1200 m.
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere T1 T4 T5

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Oldenlandia taborensis Bremek. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 1949 Wallace, G.B. [42], Tanzania K000316327
    Dec 1, 1949 Hannington, J. [s.n.] K001097618
    Dec 1, 1949 Speke, J.H. [s.n.], Tanzania K000316330 isosyntype
    Peter, A. [35124], Tanzania K000316319
    Peter, A. [35458], Tanzania K000316320
    Peter, A. [35174], Tanzania K000316321
    Peter, A. [39230], Tanzania K000316322
    Peter, A. [34860], Tanzania K000316323
    Peter, A. [36131], Tanzania K000316324
    Peter, A. [35650], Tanzania K000316325
    Peter, A. [34828], Tanzania K000316329
    Bidgood, S. [6025], Tanzania K000468400
    Bidgood, S. [5885], Tanzania K000468540
    Bidgood, S. [4015], Tanzania K000316318
    Braun, H.M.H. [5406], Tanzania K000316326
    Jones, V. [40], Tanzania K000316328

    First published in Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2, 48(2): 237 (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.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bremek. in Verh. K. Nederl. Akad. Wet., Afd. Natuurk., ser. 2, 48 (2): 237 (1952).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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