Plumbago ciliata Engl. ex Wilmot-Dear

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tanzania.

[FTEA]

Plumbaginaceae, C. M. Wilmot-Dear. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1976

Morphology General Habit
Herb to 45 cm. high.
Morphology Stem
Stems bearing closely spaced longitudinal ridges, 2–4 per mm., sparse short weak hairs and abundant rigid hairs up to 2 mm. long.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, amplexicaul, obovate, up to 23 cm. long, 9 cm. wide, obtuse, somewhat chartaceous, with rigid hairs up to 2 mm. long arising from margins and from major and minor veins on both surfaces; midrib, major and minor veins very prominent on both surfaces.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Peduncles bearing sparse short weak hairs and abundant small shortly stalked glands; stalks thin, not rigid, 0.25–1 mm. long; pedicels 1–2 mm. long, bearing stalked glands as on peduncles; outer bract ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 1–2 mm. long, 1–1.5 mm. wide, acute, bearing sparse short hairs on both surfaces and stalked glands beneath, inner pair broadly ovate with dentate margins, up to 1 mm. long and wide, scarious.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 8–9 mm. long, 1.5–2 mm. wide, prominently ribbed, very densely covered with stalked glands; stalks stout, 1–1.25 mm. long, glands very small; calyx-teeth up to 3–4 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla-tube 13–15 mm. long; lobes up to 9 mm. long, 8 mm. broad.
Figures
Fig. 3/7, p. 7.
Habitat
Brachystegia woodland; ± 500 m.
Distribution
T8 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Tanzania

Plumbago ciliata Engl. ex Wilmot-Dear appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 31: 848 (1977)

Accepted by

  • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (1976). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Plumbaginaceae: 1-12.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wilmot-Dear, C.M. (1976). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Plumbaginaceae: 1-12.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Wilmot-Dear in Kew Bulletin 31 (1976).

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • 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