Plumbago stenophylla Wilmot-Dear

This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Kenya.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Woody herb or small shrub.
Morphology Stem
Stems glabrous, bearing fairly prominent longitudinal ridges, spaced 1–4 per mm.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-blades ovate-lanceolate, 4–8 cm. long, 1.5–3 cm. wide, acute, base cuneate, glabrous, rather membranous and almost translucent; petiole 5–10 mm. long, base amplexicaul, often auriculate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Peduncle bearing sparse or abundant, always prominent sessile glands; pedicels 1–2 mm. long; bracts lanceolate with a long acumen, very narrow, outer bract 4–5 mm. long, up to 1 mm. wide, inner pair 0.5–2 mm. long, up to 0.5 mm. wide, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 13–15 mm. long, 1–1.5 mm. wide, not prominently ribbed, bearing sparse or abundant evenly distributed stalked glands; stalks very thin, not rigid, often curved, 0.5–2 mm. long; calyx-teeth up to 1.5–2 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white; tube 26–28 mm.; lobes obovate, 10–11 mm. long, 5 mm. broad, acute, with shortly excurrent central nerve.
Figures
Fig. 3/3, p. 7.
Habitat
Coastal forest
Distribution
K7 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Kenya

Plumbago stenophylla Wilmot-Dear appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1975 Graham, R.M. [2103], Kenya K000225837 isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1975 Graham, R.M. [2103], Kenya K000225838 isotype Yes

First published in Kew Bull. 31: 847 (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

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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