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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. & S. Tanzania to E. Zambia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Ranunculaceae, E. Milne-Redhead & W. B. Turrill. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1952

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb with erect stems 1.5–5 dm. tall, glabrous, simple or branched low down.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves short, 1.5–6 cm. in total length (including petiole), bipinnate; leaflets elliptic to oblate, often trilobed, apices of lobes more or less rounded and very slightly apiculate, bases slightly cuneate to truncate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences few-flowered, in young state compact, pedicels in infructescence scarcely elongated and filiform.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 8 mm. long, white on inside, rose-coloured on outside.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens about 15; anther thecae 2.3 mm. long, prolongation of connective up to 0.2 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 10–14; stigma 1.5 mm. long at anthesis, curved or curled.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes sessile, without accrescent stipes.
Habitat
Rocky places in wooded grassland, 1800–2200 m.
Distribution
endemic in southern Tanganyika T4 T7 T8

[FZ]

Ranunculaceae, A. W. Exell and E. Milne-Redhead. Flora Zambesiaca 1:1. 1960

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb up to 50 cm. tall, with erect, glabrous stems.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 1.5–6 cm. in length (including petiole), bipinnate; leaflets elliptic to oblate, often trilobed, apices of lobes rounded and slightly apiculate, base cuneate to truncate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence few-flowered, pedicels not greatly elongated in infructescence.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 8 mm. long, white inside, pink outside.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens about 15, anther-thecae 1.7–2.3 mm. long, prolongation of connective up to 0.2 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Carpels
Carpels 10–20, stigma 1.5 mm. long at anthesis, curled.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes sessile, 2.5 mm. long, with 3–4 longitudinal ribs.

Native to:

Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia

Thalictrum zernyi Ulbr. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1964 Benson, F.M. [s.n.], Zambia K000283113
Jan 2, 1959 Richards, H.M. [10403], Zambia K000283111
Jan 2, 1957 Richards, H.M. [7558], Tanzania K000283119
Jan 2, 1957 Richards, H.M. [7558], Tanzania K000283118
Feb 29, 1956 Milne-Redhead, E. [8186], Tanzania K000283121
Feb 29, 1956 Milne-Redhead, E. [8186], Tanzania K000283122
Jan 1, 1956 Milne-Redhead, E. [8186], Tanzania K000283123
Jan 1, 1936 Zerny, H. [268], Tanzania K000283126 Unknown type material
Phillips, E. [1056], Malawi K000283105
Hilliard, O.M. [4387], Malawi K000283108
Chapman, J.D. [2314], Malawi K000283109
Simon, B.K. [1716], Malawi K000283110
Fanshawe, D.B. [7236], Zambia K000283112
Kerfoot, O. [1742], Tanzania K000283120
Stolz, A. [2421], Tanzania K000283114
Bidgood, S. [2512], Tanzania K000283117
Semsei, S.R. [1662], Tanzania K000283124
Pawek, J. [8906], Malawi K000283106
Bidgood, S. [2512], Tanzania K000283116
Pawek, J. [7930], Malawi K000283107
Bullock, A.A. [3712], Tanzania K000283125
Stolz, A. [2421], Tanzania K000283115

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 15: 715 (1942)

Accepted by

  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Milne-Redhead, E. & Turrill, W.B. (1952). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Ranunculaceae: 1-23.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1970). Flora Zambesiaca 3(1): 1-153. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1960). Flora Zambesiaca 1(1): 1-336. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Ulbr. in N. B. G. B. 15: 715 (1942).

Flora Zambesiaca
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