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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.
Nemesia rupicola

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs or undershrubs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, entire or toothed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in terminal racemes at end of branches or solitary-axillary, bracteate, pedicellate, bracteoles absent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla bilabiate; tube short, produced at front into sac or spur; posterior lip 4-lobed, anterior lip entire or emarginate with palate at base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, didynamous, inserted in mouth of corolla tube, filaments of anterior pair usually bent round posterior pair at base; anthers usually cohering in parts, thecae confluent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style filiform.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary bilocular, ovules numerous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule laterally compressed, septicidal.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous in one or two series, cylindrical-ellipsoid with entire or interrupted membranous wing.

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Great Britain

Nemesia Vent. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Jard. Malmaison: 41 (1804)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Jard. Malmaison1: 41, t. 41 (1803).

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