1. Family: Primulaceae Batsch ex Borkh.
    1. Genus: Lysimachia Tourn. ex L.
      1. Lysimachia kochii (H.E.Hess) U.Manns & Anderb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Angola.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Aquatic ?annual.
    Stem
    Stems up to 45 cm. or more, fleshy, simple, the lower leafy part submerged, the inflorescence held erect above the water surface.
    Leaves
    Leaves 2–5 cm. long capillary; insertion very irregular, leaves sometimes in groups of 2 or 3.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a terminal raceme.
    Pedicel
    Pedicels up to 3·5 cm. long, each subtended by a subulate bract; bracts c. 14 mm. long at base of raceme, decreasing to c. 2 mm. at apex.
    Calyx
    Calyx–lobes c. 2 mm. long, lanceolate.
    Corolla
    Corolla lobes 4–5 mm. long, white marked with fine mauve lines, elliptic, obtuse at apex.
    Stamens
    Stamens 1/2–2/3 as long as petals, filaments adnate to corolla at base, otherwise free, conspicuously bearded in the lower half; anthers c. 0·7 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule c. 3 mm. long, globose, many–seeded, circumscissile.
    Seeds
    Mature seeds 0·5 mm. long.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Zambia, Zaïre

    Lysimachia kochii (H.E.Hess) U.Manns & Anderb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Hess, H. [52/1830], Angola Anagallis kochii K000009137 Unknown type material

    First published in Willdenowia 39: 52 (2009)

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Boutique, R. (1971). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Primulaceae: 1-15. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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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