1. Family: Primulaceae Batsch ex Borkh.
    1. Genus: Lysimachia Tourn. ex L.
      1. Lysimachia angustiloba (Engl.) U.Manns & Anderb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Central & E. Tropical Africa.

    [FTEA]

    Primulaceae, P. Taylor. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1958

    Habit
    Perennial; stems prostrate, simple or branched, rather fleshy, usually rooting at the lower nodes only, up to 50 cm. long.
    Leaves
    Leaves rather fleshy, opposite or alternate (often on the same plant) ovate, shortly petiolate, spreading, acute, rounded at the base, 8–15 × (2.5–) 4–8 mm.
    Flowers
    Flowers often numerous, axillary, solitary, pedicellate; pedicels filiform, up to 20 mm. long, reflexed and elongated in fruit.
    Calyx
    Calyx-segments 5 (or rarely 6), lanceolate, acute, 3–4 mm. long.
    Corolla
    Corolla white or pale pink, campanulate, deeply 5- (rarely 6-) lobed; lobes narrowly oblong, 4.5–6 (-8) mm. long, 5–7-nerved.
    Stamens
    Filaments filiform, glabrous, about 2/3 as long as corolla; anthers obtuse.
    Fruits
    Capsule globose, 2–3 mm. in diameter.
    Figures
    Fig. 4/5–8, p. 12.
    Habitat
    Bogs, swamps, and by streamsides in upland grasslands, mainly 2100–2400 m. but descending by streamsides to 1500 m. and rarely ascending to 3000 m.
    Distribution
    K4 T3 T6 U2

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Lysimachia angustiloba (Engl.) U.Manns & Anderb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jul 26, 1954 Drummond, R.B. [1569], Tanzania Anagallis angustiloba K000009130 holotype
    Jul 26, 1954 Drummond, R.B. [1569], Tanzania Anagallis angustiloba K000009131 holotype

    First published in Willdenowia 39: 51 (2009)

    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 2018. 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 2018. 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