Linderniella hartlii (Eb.Fisch. & Hepper) Eb.Fisch., Schäferh. & Kai Müll.

This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Tanzania to S. DR Congo.

[FTEA]

Scrophulariaceae, S.A. Ghazanfar, F.N. Hepper & D. Philcox. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2008

Type
Type: Tanzania, Mwanza District: SW of Lake Victoria, 64 km S of NungweEmin Pasha gulf, Morgan 82 (BM!, holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Erect annual, ± 3 cm tall, simple or branched.
Morphology Stem
Stems quadrangular, glabrous
Morphology Leaves
Basal leaves absent; leaves, opposite, sessile, lanceolate, 4–5 mm long, 1–2 mm wide, apex shortly acuminate, pilose, margins entire, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary, axillary; pedicels 1.8–2.5 cm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx ± 3 mm long, pilose; lobes lanceolate, 0.5–1.2 mm long, acute, ciliate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla blue-violet with yellow mark on lower lip; upper lip 4 mm long; lower lip 3-lobed, lobes 4 mm long, rounded; tube 4–5 mm long, throat glandularpubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 2, fertile; filaments 2 mm long; staminodes 2, 1 clavate, 1 mm long, slightly curved outwards, with yellow papillae
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule not seen.
Ecology
In open Brachystegia-Berlinia (miombo) woodland; ± 1350 m
Conservation
Data Deficient (DD)
Note
The above description is solely from Fischer & Hepper’s original description. So far, the taxon is known only from 2 collections, one from Tanzania and the other from CongoKinshasa. This species was not initially included in Philcox’s treatment of Lindernia for FTEA; it was possibly over-looked (S.A.G.).
Distribution
Range: Congo-Kinshasa Flora districts: T1

Native to:

Tanzania, Zaïre

Linderniella hartlii (Eb.Fisch. & Hepper) Eb.Fisch., Schäferh. & Kai Müll. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Willdenowia 43: 227 (2013)

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

  • Fischer, E. (1999). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Scrophulariaceae: 1-217. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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