1. Family: Plantaginaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Lophospermum D.Don
      1. Lophospermum purpusii (Brandegee) Rothm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico (Puebla, Oaxaca).

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Climbing herb with tough wiry stems, glabrous
    Leaves
    Leaves triangular-hastate, 3–4 cm long, up to 4 cm wide at base, coarsely and sharply toothed; petioles often curled and assisting in climb
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, with long pedicels subtended by leafy bracts
    Calyx
    Calyx broadly 5-lobed
    Corolla
    Corolla purple to carmine, 4–5 cm long, funnel-shaped, lobes shallow, with golden hairs inside and near the base of stamens and in 2 rows down the lower lip
    Fruits
    Capsule rotund.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mexico Central, Mexico Southwest

    Lophospermum purpusii (Brandegee) Rothm. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 52: 26 (1943)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

    Sources

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