1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Asepalum Marais

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is NE. & E. Tropical Africa to Iraq.

    [FTEA]

    Cyclocheilaceae, W. Marais. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1984

    Habit
    Brittle shrubs
    Flowers
    Flowers axillary, appearing fascicled, inserted on short superposed axillary shoots which elongate after flowering
    Bracts
    Bracts 2, in upper half of pedicel, opposite or alternate
    Bracteoles
    Bracteoles glabrous, broad, flat, deeply cordate at the base, joined in the lower half
    Calyx
    Calyx absent
    Ovary
    Ovary bilocular, each locule with 1 near basal ovule on a sigmoid funicle
    Fruits
    Fruit breaking up into 2 mericarps.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ethiopia, Iraq, Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen

    Asepalum Marais appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Kew Bull. 35: 809 (1981)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • in K.B. 35: 809 (1981)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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