1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Genus: Alectra Thunb.
      1. Alectra linearis Hepper

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to S. Chad.

    [FWTA]

    Scrophulariaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Slender, branched annual herb 6-17 ins. high
    Leaves
    Spreading leaves
    Flowers
    Flowers pale yellow
    Ecology
    In drier parts of swamps
    Note
    Drying black.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Chad, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria

    Alectra linearis Hepper appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jones, A.P.D. [6142], Nigeria K000405228 holotype

    First published in Kew Bull. 14: 402 (1960)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Kew Bull. 14: 402, fig. 1 (1960).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lebrun, J.-P., Audru, J., Gaston, A. & Mosnier, M. (1972). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Tchad Méridional: 1-289. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
    • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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 2019. 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 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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