1. Family: Melastomataceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Warneckea Gilg
      1. Warneckea mouririfolia (Brenan) Borhidi

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya.

    [FTEA]

    Melastomataceae, G. E. Wickens. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1975

    Habit
    Evergreen shrub up to 4.5 m. high; branchlets obscurely 4-angled.
    Leaves
    Leaf-lamina ovate to broadly ovate, 1.2–5(–8) cm. long, 0.6–2.7(–4.5) cm. wide, subacuminate, base rounded to subcordate; 2 basal lateral nerves scarcely ra ised beneath; petiole 1–2.5 mm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence pedunculate axillary clusters of 3–5 subsessile flowers; peduncle 1–6 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx-tube broadly obcon ical, 2 mm. long, 2.2–2.5 mm. in diameter; calyx-lobes semi-orbicular.
    Corolla
    Petals obovate, 1.7–2.5 mm. long, 1.2–1.6 mm. wide, white or cream.
    Stamens
    Anthers 1–1.2 mm. long; filaments 2–3.8 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Fruit ovoid, 7 mm. long, 6 mm. in diameter.
    Habitat
    Lowland dry evergreen forest and rain-forest; 45–100 m.
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere K7 T3

    Images

    Distribution

    Warneckea mouririfolia (Brenan) Borhidi appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 24, 1945 Graham, R.M. [1991], Kenya Memecylon mouririifolium K000242797 Unknown type material
    May 24, 1945 Graham, R.M. [1991], Kenya Memecylon mouririifolium K000242795 Unknown type material
    May 24, 1945 Graham, R.M. [1991], Kenya Memecylon mouririifolium K000242796 Unknown type material

    First published in Opera Bot. 121: 150 (1993): (1993)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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