1. Family: Orobanchaceae Vent.
    1. Hedbergia Molau

      1. This genus is accepted, and is native to Africa and Yemen..

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herbs, sometimes shrubby, erect to scrambling, branched below, becoming tufted, pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite, sessile, crenate or serrate, decreasing in size above.
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, axillary, shortly pedicellate, ebracteolate.
    Calyx
    Calyx 4-lobed; lobes straight.
    Corolla
    Corolla subrotate, 5-lobed; limb weakly bilabiate but not separated into galea and lip.
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous; anther thecae 2, equal, parallel, mucronate.
    Pistil
    Style simple, filiform; stigma entire.
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid.
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, white, longitudinally winged.
    [FTEA]

    Scrophulariaceae, S.A. Ghazanfar, F.N. Hepper & D. Philcox. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2008

    Habit
    Perennial herbs, sometimes shrubby, erect to scrambling, branched below, becoming tufted, pubescent.  Leaves opposite, sessile, crenate or serrate, decreasing in size above
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, axillary, shortly pedicellate, ebracteolate
    Calyx
    Calyx 4lobed
    Corolla
    Corolla subrotate, 5-lobed; limb weakly bilabiate but not separated into galea and lip
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, didynamous; anther thecae 2, equal, parallel, mucronate
    Gynoecium
    Style simple, filiform; stigma entire
    Fruits
    Capsule ovoid
    Seeds
    Seeds numerous, white, longitudinally winged.
    Note
    Monotypic genus of tropical Africa. Molau described this genus as distinct from Bartsia L. by reason of its 5-lobed, subrotate, not markedly bilabiate, and non-galeate corolla.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre

    Hedbergia Molau appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Nordic J. Bot. 8: 194 (1988)

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca
    • in Nord. Journ. Bot. 8: 194 (1988).
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Nord. Journ. Bot. 8: 194 (1988)

    Sources

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

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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