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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Zimbabwe to W. Mozambique.

[FZ]

Primulaceae, F. K. Kupicha. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2·5–3·5 mm. long, lobes narrowly lanceolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla pink; lobes 5–7 mm. long, elliptic.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 2·5–3·5 as long as petals, shortly adnate to corolla; filaments connate into a tube of very variable length, hairy at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 3 mm. in diameter, spherical, many–seeded, circumscissile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 0–9–1 mm. long.
Morphology General Habit
Creeping perennial herb.
Morphology Stem
Stems prostrate, rooting at the nodes, sparingly branched.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 4–8 mm. long, alternate, narrowly to broadly obovate, subsessile to shortly petiolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers lateral, on pedicels 4–25 mm. long.

Native to:

Mozambique, Zimbabwe

Lysimachia gracilipes (P.Taylor) U.Manns & Anderb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Willdenowia 39: 52 (2009)

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1983). Flora Zambesiaca 7(1): 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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