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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Tanzania.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Primulaceae, P. Taylor. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1958

Morphology General Habit
Perennial; stems unbranched, erect, slender, angular.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, very numerous; in the lower part of the stem filiform, up to 20 × 0.5 mm., apically gland-tipped; in the upper part about 10 × 1.0 mm., acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 3–10, axillary in the upper (but not the uppermost) part of the stem, forming an apparent short raceme or corymb.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels capillary, up to 23 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-segments 5, narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, about 5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 5-lobed almost to the base; lobes oblong-ovate, rounded, about 7 mm. long, 3 mm. wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments about 5 mm. long, connate in their lower 2/5 in a tube, pubescent on the outer surface; anthers about 0.6 mm. long, obtuse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose, about 0.6 mm. in diameter; style filiform, about 6 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule not known.
Habitat
Streambanks and marshes
Distribution
not known elsewhere T7

Native to:

Tanzania

Lysimachia schliebenii (R.Knuth & Mildbr.) U.Manns & Anderb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Schlieben, H.J. [1420], Tanzania Anagallis schliebenii K000009142 Unknown type material
Schlieben, H.J. [1420], Tanzania Anagallis schliebenii K000009143 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

  • Taylor, P. (1958). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Primulaceae: 1-20.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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