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This species is accepted, and its native range is Congo to DR Congo.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

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

Type
Type: Congo-Kinshasa, Dolo, Schlechter 12440 (K!, holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Annual herb 18–35 cm high.
Morphology Stem
Stems often purple, simple or branched, quadrangular, glabrous to ± ciliate on the angles
Morphology Leaves
Leaves distantly placed, lanceolate, 11–28 mm long, 5–11 mm wide, sessile, apex obtuse or acute, margins shallowly dentate to subentire, 3veined, ciliate on the veins and margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence capitate, terminal; flowers few to many, shortly pedicellate, with involucral bracts
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Outer bracts 2, leafy, broadly lanceolate, up to 1 cm long, acute; inner bracts 2, broadly ovate, obtuse, toothed, cilate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx ± 6 mm long, densely to sparsely pilose, lobes ± 2 mm, triangular, acute, ciliate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla bright purple, ± 16 mm long, upper lip entire, lower lip 3-lobed with clubshaped hairs in the throat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule cylindric-ellipsoid, ± 3 mm long, 1.5 mm wide.

Native to:

Congo, Zaïre

Crepidorhopalon latibracteatus (Skan) Eb.Fisch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Schlechter [12440], Congo, DRC Craterostigma latibracteatum K000405180 isotype

First published in Feddes Repert. 100: 444 (1989)

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

  • Fischer, E. (1999). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Scrophulariaceae: 1-217. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.

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 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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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