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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs or small shrubs, erect, decumbent or ascending, pubescent, hispid, glandular-viscid or more rarely glabrous, frequently becoming black on drying.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves usually opposite or nearly so, dentate, crenate, lobed or incised, rarely entire, petiolate or sessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts usually similar to leaves but smaller, free from pedicels.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary-axillary or in terminally racemose or simple, cymose or spicate inflorescences, pedicellate, bracteolate or not.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-partite or 5-lobed; lobes linear, oblong, lanceolate or rarely ovate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla tubular, deciduous; tube longer or shorter than calyx, cylindrical or infundibuliform, straight or curved towards apex, at times dilated at throat; limb 5-lobed, spreading, regular or bilabiate; lobes entire, emarginate or shortly bifid, subequal.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4, didynamous, exserted or wholly or partly included.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Filaments
Filaments filiform, inserted in corolla tube.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers perfect, reniform, unithecal by confluence of cells.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Ovary
Ovary bilocular.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style filiform, included or exserted, somewhat clavate above.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma obtuse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule septicidal, valves bifid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, small, rugose.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, Lesotho, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Sutera Roth appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Bemerk. Bericht.: 172 (1807)

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

  • Bot. Bremerk.: 172 (1807) non Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp.: 291 (1821).

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