Aptosimum Burch. ex Benth.

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 22: t. 1882 (1836), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Dry Tropical & S. Africa.

Distribution

Native to:

Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Chad, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kolberg, H. & van Slageren, M. (2016). A synopsis of Aptosimum and Peliostomum (Scrophulariaceae) in Namibia, including the description of a new species, Aptosimum radiatum, and keys to all accepted species. Kew Bulletin 71(16): 1-50. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Kew Bulletin

  • Bentham 1836: sub t. 1882
  • Bentham 1846: 344
  • Hemsley & Skan (1906: 267)
  • Hiern (1904: 125)
  • Merxmüller & Roessler (1967: 12)
  • Philcox 1990: 3
  • Smithies 2000: 514, nom. cons.
  • Weber 1907: 2

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 4, 2: 267.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Lindl., Bot. Reg. sub. t. 1882 (1836) nom. cons.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by P. Cuccuini & C. Nepi [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

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

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Bulletin

    • Kew Bulletin
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0