1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Fadogiella Robyns
      1. Fadogiella rogersii (Wernham) Bridson

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Zambia.

    [FZ]

    Rubiaceae, D. Bridson. Flora Zambesiaca 5:2. 1998

    Habit
    Shrub 0.3–4 m tall; stems with a dense white, cream or grey cottony tomentum, at length greyish but persistently tomentose; older stems bearing the new year's shoots can be blackish and glabrous; bark on tall specimens smooth and brown.
    Leaves
    Leaves paired or in whorls of 3, blades 1.7–7 × 1–4 cm, ovate to broadly elliptic, rounded to acute at the apex, rounded to cuneate at the base, very discolorous, densely covered with a floccose white or grey cottony tomentum, becoming glabrous above and the upper surface scarcely obscured, persistently thickly white cottony tomentose beneath; venation deeply impressed above; petiole 2–5(7) mm long; stipules 1–2 mm long, triangular with a subulate appendage c. 6 mm long.
    Inflorescences
    Cymes 3–6-flowered but sometimes appearing as dense verticillasters in inflorescences occurring at leafless nodes bearing 3 abbreviated new shoots; peduncle 0–3(15) mm long; pedicels 3–4(8) mm long; bracts 3.5–5 mm long, lanceolate.
    Calyx
    Calyx tube 3–4 mm long, ± globose, densely tomentose; limb ± truncate but with thin teeth c. 1 mm long, lacking tomentum.
    Corolla
    Corolla creamy-white, pale green or distinctly yellow, densely tomentose outside; tube 15–20 mm long, straight or somewhat curved, with a ring of deflexed and erect hairs ± 2/3 of way down inside; lobes 3–6 × 2.2–2.5 mm, ovate-triangular, ± acute.
    Stigma
    Stigma green, exserted 1–2.5 mm beyond the throat.
    Pollen presenter
    The pollen presenter green, coroniform, deeply 5-lobed at the apex.
    Fruits
    Fruit about 10 × 8 mm, subglobose, distinctly 4-lobed in dry state, with scattered cottony tomentum.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Zambia, Zaïre

    Fadogiella rogersii (Wernham) Bridson appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9963], Zambia Ancylanthos rogersii 24792.000
    Cruse, A.W. [421], Zambia Ancylanthos rogersii 8531.000

    First published in Kew Bull. 51: 351 (1996)

    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.

    Sources

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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