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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Angola.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Aquatic ?annual.
Morphology Stem
Stems up to 45 cm. or more, fleshy, simple, the lower leafy part submerged, the inflorescence held erect above the water surface.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 2–5 cm. long capillary; insertion very irregular, leaves sometimes in groups of 2 or 3.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a terminal raceme.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels up to 3·5 cm. long, each subtended by a subulate bract; bracts c. 14 mm. long at base of raceme, decreasing to c. 2 mm. at apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx–lobes c. 2 mm. long, lanceolate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla lobes 4–5 mm. long, white marked with fine mauve lines, elliptic, obtuse at apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 1/2–2/3 as long as petals, filaments adnate to corolla at base, otherwise free, conspicuously bearded in the lower half; anthers c. 0·7 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule c. 3 mm. long, globose, many–seeded, circumscissile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Mature seeds 0·5 mm. long.

Native to:

Angola, Zambia, Zaïre

Lysimachia kochii (H.E.Hess) U.Manns & Anderb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Hess, H. [52/1830], Angola Anagallis kochii K000009137 Unknown type material

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

  • Boutique, R. (1971). Flore du Congo du Rwanda et du Burundi, Primulaceae: 1-15. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Bruxelles.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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