1. Family: Scrophulariaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Selago L.
      1. Selago paniculata Thunb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Cape Prov. to Free State.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Erect or decumbent woody perennial, 15–30(45) cm. tall, much-branched; stems erect or prostrate, somewhat flexuous, densely retrorse, short-crisped, pilose, or rarely longer shaggy pilose (vidi van Rensburg 2327).
    Leaves
    Leaves (1.5)3–7.5(26) x (0.25)0.5–0.8(3) mm., fasciculate, linear-oblong, obtuse, glabrous or almost so.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence paniculate of short spreading branches terminating in short, compact, ovoid or oblong spikes.
    Pedicel
    Pedicels where apparent very short, up to 0.15 mm. long, otherwise almost lacking.
    Bracts
    Bracts (1.3)2–2.8 mm. long, oblong to ovate-oblong, obtuse, subglabrous.
    Calyx
    Calyx 0.8–1.3 mm. long, (2)3-lobed; lateral lobes 0.7–1.1 x c. 0.3 mm., oblong, obtuse, ciliate; dorsal lobe very small, 0.15–0.6 mm. long, filiform, or absent.
    Corolla
    Corolla white, 1.6–2.4 mm. long; tube 1–1.75 mm. long, glabrous without; lobes 0.6–0.8 x 0.5–0.8 mm., elliptic-oblong or circular.
    Fruits
    Capsule 0.5–0.8 x 0.7–1.2 mm., broadly ovoid, compressed, cordate at base, surface smooth to slightly uneven.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, Free State

    Selago paniculata Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1997 Drège [s.n.], South Africa K000425090 isotype
    South Africa K000425091
    South Africa K000425093
    Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000425092

    First published in Prodr. Pl. Cap.: 99 (1800)

    Accepted by

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

    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.

    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