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This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe to Northern Prov.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect annual herb, 3.5–13 cm. tall, fibrous rooted; stems simple, glabrous, tufted, not markedly quadrangular.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves: basal, alternate, crowded, 3–10(15) x c. 1 mm. above, to 2.5 mm. below at sheathing base, linear, subsucculent; cauline 5–15(20) x 0.2–0.5 mm., opposite, narrowly linear, acute, somewhat involute, especially so at base, appearing sheathed, somewhat amplexicaul.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers few in axils of upper leaves, pedicillate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 5–10 mm. long, slender.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2.25–2.75(2.9) mm. long, glabrous, main nerves slightly prominent, not winged; lobes 0.6–0.8(1) mm. long, deltoid, obtuse or acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pale mauve, pale pink or white with yellow palate, 10–11 mm. long, infundibuliform, glabrous without, upper lip up to 5 mm. long, ovate, bifid, lower lip c. 3 mm. long, subobovate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Anterior filaments c. 4 mm. long, appendage at base c. 1 mm. long, 0.7 mm. broad, oblong-ovate to subreniform in outline, minutely, densely papillose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 3.5 x 2 mm., ellipsoid.

Native to:

Northern Provinces, Zimbabwe

Lindernia monroi (S.Moore) Eb.Fisch. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Trop. Subtrop. Pflanzenwelt 81: 322 (1992)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Philcox, D. (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 8(2): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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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/
© 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 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