Genus:
Osbeckia L.

Osbeckia decandra DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Guinea, Sierra Leone.

[FWTA]

Melastomataceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Slender herb 4–8 in. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals 5, pink-mauve.
Diagnostic
Very similar to Antherotoma naudini Hook. f. but distinguished by the 5-merous flowers and connectives without appendages.

Native to:

Guinea, Sierra Leone

Osbeckia decandra DC. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Prodr. 3: 143 (1828)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Gilg in Engl. Monogr. Afr. Melastom. 7
  • Keay in Kew Bull. 1952: 164.
  • Prod. 3: 143 (1828)

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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