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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Kenya to S. Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

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

Type
Type: Zambia, Kawimbe, Richards 5792 (K!, holo.)
Morphology Stem
Stems cilate on the angles;  flowers ± 11 mm long.
Ecology
Grassy swamps; 1000–1800 m
Conservation
Least Concern
Distribution
Range: Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique Flora districts: K3 T4 T7 T8

[FTEA]
Use
None recorded on specimens from our area

Native to:

Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

Crepidorhopalon parviflorus (Philcox) Eb.Fisch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1988 Richards, H.M. [5792], Zambia Torenia latibracteata subsp. parviflora K000405137 holotype

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 67: 378 (1999)

Accepted by

  • Fischer, E. (1999). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Scrophulariaceae: 1-217. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Hepper, F.N. & Philcox, D. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Scrophulariaceae: 1-211.
  • Philcox, D. (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 8(2): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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