Artanema longifolium (L.) Vatke

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical Old World.

[FTEA]

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

Type
Lectotype: “Bahel-tsjulli” in Rheede, Hort. Malab., 9: 169, t. 87, 1689, designated by Cramer in Dassanayake & Fosberg (eds), Revised Handb. Fl. Ceylon 3: 404 (1981)
Morphology General Habit
Erect perennial herb 30–120 cm high, sparingly branched.
Morphology Stem
Stems 4-angled, rather fleshy, glabrous
Morphology Leaves
Leaves narrowly or broadly lanceolate, 4–14 cm long, 1–4.2 cm wide, base narrowing into a short petiole 2–5 mm, or base broad and  ± amplexicaul, apex acute or acuminate, margins serrate, scabrid, lamina minutely pubescent above, glabrous beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences leafless above with 2–5 flowers at each node
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bracts linear-lanceolate, 3–6 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 8–10 mm long, glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-lobed, segments lanceolate, 5–7 mm long, acuminate, glabrous or scabrid-hairy at the margins
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla purple-pink, ± 2.5 cm long, minutely pubescent on the outside; lobes 7–8 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit a globose capsule, ± l cm in diameter.

[FWTA]

Scrophulariaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Herb about 3 ft. high with hollow, succulent stems
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers deep red-purple, paler inside
Ecology
In water and marshy places
Note
Drying green.

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Liberia, Malaya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zaïre

Artanema longifolium (L.) Vatke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 2010 Garcia [PPI 18059], Philippines K000611862 No
May 1, 2010 Othman et al. [54952], Sarawak K000611842 No
May 1, 2010 Arbiansyah et al. [AA 3137], Kalimantan K000611843 No
Apr 1, 2009 Christensen [1537], Sarawak K000610559 No
Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30568], Cameroon K000028736 No
Harvey, Y.B. [78], Cameroon K000023313 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3884] Diceros longifolius K001117520 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3884] Diceros longifolius K001117519 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3884] Diceros longifolius K001117518 Yes

First published in Linnaea 43: 307 (1882)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(1): 1-85. ORSTROM, Bangui.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1981). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 3: 1-499. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fischer, E. (1999). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Scrophulariaceae: 1-217. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Hepper, F.N. & Philcox, D. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Scrophulariaceae: 1-211.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo). Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh lục các loài thực vật Việt Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà Nội : Nhà xuất bản Nông nghiệp.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2016). Flore du Gabon 48: 1-158. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • T. Smitinand & K. Larsen, eds. (1987). Flora of Thailand 5: 1-470. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995 publ. 1997). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(2): 347-655.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Linnaea 43: 307 (1882).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Hepper, F.N. & Philcox, D. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Scrophulariaceae: 1-211.
  • Hepper, F.N. (ed.) (1963). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 2: 1-544.
  • Kress, W.J., DeFilipps, R.A., Farr, E. & Kyi, D.Y.Y. (2003). A Checklist of the Trees, Shrubs, Herbs and Climbers of Myanmar. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 45: 1-590. Smithsonian Institution.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh lục các loài thực vật Việt Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà Nội : Nhà xuất bản Nông nghiệp.
  • Sosef, M.S.M. & al. (eds.) (2016). Flore du Gabon 48: 1-158. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • T. Smitinand & K. Larsen, eds. (1987). Flora of Thailand 5: 1-470. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • F.W.T.A. ed. 2, 2: 361 (1963)
  • Fischer, F.A.C. Scrophulariaceae: 192, pl. 82 (1999).
  • Linnaea 43: 307 (1882)
  • P.O.A. C.: 357 (1895)

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