1. Family: Scrophulariaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Manulea L.
      1. Manulea rhodesiana S.Moore

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Annual or biennial herb up to 1 m. or more tall, simple or branched, minutely more or less densely white papillose-pubescent; branches tetragonous.
    Leaves
    Leaves: upper cauline alternate, 14–22 x 1.5–2.5 mm., sessile, linear to linear-lanceolate, subentire to sparsely denticulate; lower cauline opposite or alternate, 24–75 mm. long, 3.5–13 mm. wide, linear-lanceolate to narrowly oblanceolate, apex obtuse, narrowing into slender petiole-like base, sparsely to remotely dentate; basal (22)70–115 mm. long (4)10–12 mm. wide, clustered to rosette-like, oblong-lanceolate, obtuse at apex, narrowed into slender petiole, sparsely dentate.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence a few-flowered lax raceme to a many-flowered thyrse.
    Bracts
    Bracts 1–1.8 mm. long, linear, obtuse.
    Pedicel
    Pedicel up to 1 mm. long, stout.
    Calyx
    Calyx (1.2)1.5–2(3) mm. long, lobed to more than half-way; lobes 0.2–0.3 mm. wide, linear to linear-spathulate, with spathulate appearance being due to cucculate apices.
    Corolla
    Corolla dull yellow to orange, or purple [?], tube (5.5)6–7(8) mm. long, slender, densely, minutely papillose, gibbous towards mouth; lobes 1.2–2 x 0.6–0.8(1) mm., spreading, margins recurved when dry, subequal, broadly oblong to obovate.
    Filaments
    Anterior stamens very shortly exserted.
    Style
    Style c. 7 mm. long, exserted.
    Fruits
    Capsule 1.8–2 x 1 -1.25 mm., oblong, laterally somewhat compressed.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Zimbabwe

    Manulea rhodesiana S.Moore appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Bot. 49: 156 (1911)

    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
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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