1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Genus: Rhamphicarpa Benth.
      1. Rhamphicarpa brevipedicellata O.J.Hansen

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to S. Africa.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Plants (5)10–40(70) cm. tall; stems simple or branched.
    Leaves
    Leaves 10–80 mm. long, pinnatisect, or rarely a few simple; segments (0)2–7, filiform, 3–20(35) mm. long, under 1 mm. wide.
    Flowers
    Flowers in axils of , or just above, bracts.
    Pedicel
    Pedicels 1–6 mm. long.
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles 2–7 mm. long, inserted near middle of pedicel, to just below calyx.
    Calyx
    Calyx 5–11 mm. long; tube 1–3 x 2–4 mm.; lobes ovate at base with revolute margins, 2–5 mm. long, filiform.
    Corolla
    Corolla white to pink, externally stipitate-glandular; tube (20)25–35(40) mm. long, 1–2 mm. broad below, 2–3(5) mm. broad above, straight or curved; lobes 5–8 x 5–7 mm., subcircular to spathulate, rounded; corolla long persisting around the maturing capsule.
    Stamens
    Stamens inserted.
    Anthers
    Anthers 2–3 mm. long.
    Ovary
    Ovary 3–4 x 1.5–2 mm.
    Style
    Style 17–35 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Capsule 7–15 mm. long to apex of beak, 5–7 mm. broad, winged mainly on upper suture, of ten set at right angle to pedicel.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, KwaZulu-Natal, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Rhamphicarpa brevipedicellata O.J.Hansen appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 14, 1974 Wilms, F. [1087], South Africa K000379722 isotype

    First published in Bot. Tidsskr. 70: 119 (1975)

    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
    • 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.

    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 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