1. Family: Primulaceae Batsch ex Borkh.
    1. Genus: Lysimachia Tourn. ex L.
      1. Lysimachia rhodesica (R.E.Fr.) U.Manns & Anderb.

        This species is accepted, and is native to Zambia and Tanzania.


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

    Erect annual herb 6–20 cm. tall.
    Stems reddish, simple or branched above.
    Leaves up to 7 mm. long, alternate, filiform to subulate.
    Flowers in terminal racemes, on pedicels up to 10 mm. long.
    Calyx–lobes 2–2·5 mm. long, lanceolate.
    Corolla c. 3 mm. long, deep pink, the lobes oblong–elliptic with rounded or mucronate apex.
    Stamens c. 1/2 as long as petals; filaments slender above, expanded below, not connate, adnate to corolla for 0·5 mm., glabrous; lower part of corolla–tube usually with conspicuous red granules; anthers 0·2 mm. long.
    Fruit c. 1·5 mm. in diameter, many–seeded, circumscissile.
    Seed 0·3–0·4 mm. long.


    Found In:

    Tanzania, Zambia

    Lysimachia rhodesica (R.E.Fr.) 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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