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  1. Family: Plantaginaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Limnophila R.Br.
      1. Limnophila crassifolia Philcox

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Zambia.

    [FZ]

    Scrophulariaceae, D. Philcox. Flora Zambesiaca 8:2. 1990

    Habit
    Annual up to about 6 cm. tall.
    Stem
    Stems procumbent and rooting at nodes, to erect, simple, sparsely hirsute with minute sessile yellow glands above to subglabrous and eglandular below.
    Leaves
    Leaves all opposite, 2–6 x 1.5–2.5 mm., undivided, sessile, thick, sub-rotund below to ovate-elliptic above, serrate-dentate with few small teeth, particularly in the upper third, minutely yellow glandular becoming glabrous, with 1–5 parallel nerves; apex obtuse; base semi-amplexicaul.
    Flowers
    Flowers sessile, solitary in upper leaf-axils; bracteoles about 2.5 mm. long, glabrous.
    Calyx
    Calyx 4.5 mm. long, glabrous, not striate at maturity; lobes 2 mm. long, lanceolate-acuminate.
    Corolla
    Corolla 7.5–9 mm. long, purple, densely villous within.
    Stamens
    Stamens with anthers shortly stipitate; posterior filaments 0.5 mm. long, anterior 1 mm. long, all glabrous.
    Style
    Style 4 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule unknown.

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    Distribution

    Other Data

    Limnophila crassifolia Philcox appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1967 Fanshawe, D.B. [F.412], Zambia K000379571 holotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull. 21: 157 (1967)

    Accepted by

    • Philcox, D. (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 8(2): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Philcox, D. (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 8(2): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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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 2020. 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 2020. 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