Linderniella ugandensis (Skan) Eb.Fisch., Schäferh. & Kai Müll.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Ethiopia to Central & E. Tropical Africa.

[FTEA]

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

Type
Type: Uganda, Ankole District: near Rufuha R., Bagshawe 519A (BM!, holo.)
Morphology General Habit
Erect annual, 3.5–4 cm tall, branched.
Morphology Stem
Stems quadrangular, glabrous above, sparsely minutely hispid-pubescent particularly on angles
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, narrowly ovate to ovate-oblong, 2.5–4 mm long, 1 mm wide, apex obtuse, margins entire, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary in axils of upper leaves; pedicels 3–7 mm long, slender, suberect, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 2–2.5 mm long, sparsely minutely hispid pubescent; lobes shortly ovate-deltoid, 0.5–0.7 mm long, subobtuse
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla colour not known, ± 6 mm long; tube 3.5–4 mm long; upper lip very shallowly emarginate to subtruncate, lower lip 3-lobed, middle lobe broadly oblong, truncate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 2 fertile, included in throat; staminodes 2, very small
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule narrowly linear oblong, ± 5 mm long, 1 mm broad, acute.
Ecology
Not known, as no details are given on specimens
Conservation
Endangered, probably extinct, as all collections have been made at the same time
Distribution
Flora districts: Known only from the above collections Range: Not known elsewhere Flora districts: U2

[FTEA]
Use
None recorded on specimens from our area

Native to:

Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

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

First published in Willdenowia 43: 228 (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