1. Family: Malvaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Triumfetta Plum. ex L.
      1. Triumfetta angolensis Sprague & Hutch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.

    [FZ]

    Tiliaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Erect or rather lax perennial herb c. 0·6 m. tall, branching from the base; stems stellate-pilose.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina up to 6 × 3 cm., elliptic, ovate-elliptic or lanceolate-oblong, apex subacute or rounded, margin serrate or crenate-serrate, base sub-cordate or rounded or broadly cuneate, both surfaces sparsely stellate-pilose with some simple hairs, a little more densely so below, nerves rather raised beneath; petiole up to 1–3 cm., stellate-pilose; stipules c. 3 mm. long, subulate, setose-pilose.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescences leafy, of c. 2–5 small cymes per node; peduncles of cymes c. 3 mm. long, pubescent; pedicels similar, c. three together, 2–3 mm. long, pilose; bracts up to 2·5 mm. long, linear-lanceolate, forming an involucre, setose-pilose.
    Calyx
    Sepals reddish-brown, 5 mm. long, linear, stellate-pubescent outside, subapical horn 0·5 mm. long, bearing simple setose hairs.
    Corolla
    Petals yellow, c. 5 mm. long, oblanceolate, rounded at the apex, ciliate just above the base.
    Androgynophore
    Androgynophore 0·5 mm. long, with transversely elliptic-oblong glands; annulus with a ciliate margin.
    Stamens
    Stamens 9–10; filaments c. 5 mm. long.
    Pistil
    Ovary subglobose, 4-locular.
    Fruits
    Fruit c. 8 mm. in diam. including the aculei; aculei broadening towards the base, shortly pilose, with 2–5 spreading setae at the apex.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Triumfetta angolensis Sprague & Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Welwitsch [1411], Angola K000242019

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 39: 256 (1909)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. 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