1. Family: Primulaceae Batsch ex Borkh.
    1. Genus: Lysimachia Tourn. ex L.
      1. Lysimachia gracilipes (P.Taylor) U.Manns & Anderb.

        This species is accepted, and is native to Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

    [FZ]

    Primulaceae, F. K. Kupicha. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

    Habit
    Creeping perennial herb.
    Stem
    Stems prostrate, rooting at the nodes, sparingly branched.
    Leaves
    Leaves 4–8 mm. long, alternate, narrowly to broadly obovate, subsessile to shortly petiolate.
    Flowers
    Flowers lateral, on pedicels 4–25 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx 2·5–3·5 mm. long, lobes narrowly lanceolate.
    Corolla
    Corolla pink; lobes 5–7 mm. long, elliptic.
    Stamens
    Stamens 2·5–3·5 as long as petals, shortly adnate to corolla; filaments connate into a tube of very variable length, hairy at the base.
    Fruits
    Capsule c. 3 mm. in diameter, spherical, many–seeded, circumscissile.
    Seeds
    Seeds 0–9–1 mm. long.

    Distribution

    Found In:

    Mozambique, Zimbabwe

    Lysimachia gracilipes (P.Taylor) U.Manns & Anderb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Willdenowia 39: 52 (2009)

    Literature

    • [1] (1983) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1): 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

    Sources

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2017. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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