1. Family: Scrophulariaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Manulea L.
      1. Manulea conferta Pilg.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Botswana to Namibia.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Annual or perennial herb (15)30–55 cm. tall, erect, simple to moderately branched, densely short white glandular-pubescent-papillose; branches terete or subtetragonous.
    Leaves
    Leaves: upper cauline leaves 12–18 mm. long, 1–3 mm. wide, linear to narrowly linear-lanceolate, obtuse, sessile, remotely dentate or lobate-dentate; lower cauline leaves (22)35–50 mm. long, (3)4.5–8 mm. wide, sessile, similar to upper; basal leaves where present up to 40 x 10 mm., elliptic to elliptic-lanceolate, serrate-dentate, apex obtuse, gradually narrowed at base into slender petiole 12–15 mm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence simple- or compound-spicate, 3–8 cm. long (extending to c. 17 cm. in fruit).
    Bracts
    Bracts (2.5)4.5–6 x 0.2–0.6 mm., linear to linear-lanceolate, acute or obtuse, glandular-pubescent Calyx 4–4.5 mm. long, 5-lobed to little more than halfway in flower, lobes narrowly lanceolate, glandular-pubescent Corolla yellow; tube (6)8.5–10.5 mm. long, slender, gibbous above, glandular-pubescent; lobes 2.5–4.5 x 1–1.3(2) mm., spreading, margins recurved when dry, linear-oblong, obtuse, subequal.
    Stamens
    Anterior stamens inserted in mouth of corolla, anthers small, sterile, c. 0.5 mm. long, partly extruded, anthers of posterior fertile pair c. 1.5 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule 2.5–3 x 2 mm., broadly ovoid-cylindric, laterally subcompressed.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Namibia

    Manulea conferta Pilg. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Drinter [8], South Africa K000405011

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 48: 437 (1912)

    Accepted by

    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • 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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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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