1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Genus: Harveya Hook.
      1. Harveya versicolor Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Type
    Types: Tanzania, Waly, Böhm 97 (B†, syn.); Bukome, Stuhlmann 3437, 3425 (B, syn.)
    Habit
    Green semi-parasitic herb, drying purple-black.
    Stem
    Stem simple, erect, 12–40 cm high, sparsely to densely glandular-pilose
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or sub-opposite, sessile, lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, lower leaves small, 5–10 mm long, increasing in length upwards to 40 mm long, 8 mm wide, apex obtuse, margins entire, glandularpilose
    Flowers
    Flowers large, solitary, usually in the upper axils, open flowers 3–4 cm across; bracts leafy, nearly as long as calyx; pedicels 5–19(–36) mm long, glandular-pilose
    Calyx
    Calyx tubu1ar-campanulate, 15–30 mm long, glandular-pilose; lobes narrowly triangular, up to 10 mm long, margins glandular-pilose, 10-veined
    Corolla
    Corolla tube white outside, yellow inside, 50–60 mm long, 4–10 mm in diameter; lobes purple, rounded, l0–20 mm long and wide
    Filaments
    Filaments glandular-pilose
    Stigma
    Stigma oblong
    Fruits
    Capsule and seed not seen.
    Ecology
    Marshy grassland and Brachystegia woodland; 950–1650 m
    Conservation
    Least Concern (LC); apparently common
    Distribution
    Range: Not known elsewhere Flora districts: T1 T4 T5 T7
    [FTEA]
    Use
    None recorded on specimens from our area

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Harveya versicolor Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 9, 2005 Burtt, B.D. [6493], Tanzania K000405322 neotype
    Bidgood, S. [5090], Tanzania K000190318

    First published in Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 362 (1895)

    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): 436 (1906).
    • P.O.A. C.: 362 (1895)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East 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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