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.


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

    Creeping perennial herb.
    Stems prostrate, rooting at the nodes, sparingly branched.
    Leaves 4–8 mm. long, alternate, narrowly to broadly obovate, subsessile to shortly petiolate.
    Flowers lateral, on pedicels 4–25 mm. long.
    Calyx 2·5–3·5 mm. long, lobes narrowly lanceolate.
    Corolla pink; lobes 5–7 mm. long, elliptic.
    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.
    Capsule c. 3 mm. in diameter, spherical, many–seeded, circumscissile.
    Seeds 0–9–1 mm. long.


    Found In:

    Mozambique, Zimbabwe

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

    First published in Willdenowia 39: 52 (2009)


    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    • (1983) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1): 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew


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