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

First published in Willdenowia 43: 228 (2013)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Ethiopia to Central & E. Tropical Africa. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Descriptions

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/111321164/111321167

Conservation
CR - critically endangered
[IUCN]

Extinction risk predictions for the world's flowering plants to support their conservation (2024). Bachman, S.P., Brown, M.J.M., Leão, T.C.C., Lughadha, E.N., Walker, B.E. https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/nph.19592

Conservation
Predicted extinction risk: not threatened. Confidence: confident
[AERP]

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]

Uses

Use
None recorded on specimens from our area
[FTEA]

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0