1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Genus: Harveya Hook.
      1. Harveya liebuschiana Engl. ex Skan

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Uganda, E. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

    Scrophulariaceae, S.A. Ghazanfar, F.N. Hepper & D. Philcox. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2008

    Type
    Type: Tanzania, Usambaras, Liebusch s.n. (B†, holo.). Neotype: Lushoto District: Tanzania, W Usambaras, between Mkuzi & Kifunglio, Drummond & Hemsley 2096 (K!, chosen here)
    Habit
    White parasitic perennial, drying black.
    Stem
    Stems clustered, ascending, 6–15 cm high, simple, almost glabrous
    Leaves
    Leaves reduced to ovate scales 3–5 mm long
    Flowers
    Flowers large for the size of plant, in racemes; bracts lanceolate to broadly ovate, 15–22 mm long, 5–12 mm broad, ± acute, 1–3-veined; pedicels 3–12 mm long, sometimes with a bracteole above midway, glabrous
    Calyx
    Calyx tubular, 5-angled, tube ± 20 mm long, 12 mm wide; lobes unequal, triangular, ± 5 mm long, acuminate, ciliate on veins
    Corolla
    Corolla white, yellow inside, 38–68 mm long, tube narrowed at base; lobes spreading to reflexed, 10–12 mm, subacute
    Filaments
    Filaments inserted 20 mm from base.
    Anthers
    Anthers acute
    Fruits
    Capsule obovoid, 10 mm in diameter; style ± persistent
    Seeds
    Seeds oblong, 1.1 mm long, 0.3 mm wide, reticulate.
    Ecology
    Dense shade in montane forest, and tea estate: 1000–1600 m
    Conservation
    Least Concern (LC); not uncommon
    Distribution
    Range: Not known elsewhere Flora districts: U2 T3 T6
    [FTEA]
    Use
    None recorded on specimens from our area

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania, Uganda

    Harveya liebuschiana Engl. ex Skan appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 19, 2004 Drummond, R.B. [2096], Tanzania K000405320 neotype
    Drummond, R.B. [2096], Tanzania 16663.000
    Tanner, L. [232], Tanzania 49802.000

    First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 4(2): 437 (1906)

    Accepted by

    • Ghazanfar, S.A., Hepper, F.N. & Philcox, D. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Scrophulariaceae: 1-211.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Ghazanfar, S.A., Hepper, F.N. & Philcox, D. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Scrophulariaceae: 1-211.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • F.T.A. 4(2): 437 (1906).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0