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

        This species is accepted, and is native to Malawi.


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

    Creeping perennial herb.
    Stems prostrate, rooting at nodes, simple or sparingly branched.
    Leaves 2·5–5 mm. long, alternate, suborbicular, acute at apex, with petiole 0·5–1 mm. long.
    Flowers lateral, shortly pedicelled.
    Calyx–lobes c. 1 mm. long, ovate–acuminate.
    Corolla white or pale pink; tube 0·6–0·8 mm. long, lobes 2–3 mm. long, elliptic, obtuse or subacute at apex.
    Stamens c. 2/3 as long as corolla, adnate to the corolla for c. 0·4 mm.; filaments connate into a tube c. 0·4 mm. high, glabrous; anthers c. 0·25 mm. long.
    Ovary c. 0·4 mm. in diameter with filiform style c. 1·3 mm. long; ovules 2–3.
    Fruit (immature) c. 1 mm. in diameter, 1–seeded, indehiscent.
    Mature seeds unknown.


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

    First published in Willdenowia 39: 52 (2009)


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