Diclis ovata Benth.

First published in Compan. Bot. Mag. 2: 23 (1836)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical Africa, W. Indian Ocean. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 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. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • F.T.A. 4, 2: 287
  • Hepper in Kew Bull. 15: 65.
  • in Hook. Comp. Bot. Mag. 2: 23 (1836)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • B.J.B.B. 33, Suppl.: 888 (1963)
  • F.T.A. 4(2): 287 (1906)
  • F.W.T.A. ed. 2, 2: 354 (1963)
  • F.Z.: 12 (1990)
  • Fischer, F.A.C. Scrophulariaceae: 24, pl. 6 (1999)
  • Fl. Ethiop. & Eritr. 5: 256 (2006).
  • Hook. Comp. Bot. Mag. 2: 23 (1836)
  • P.O.A. C.: 356 (1895)
  • U.K.W.F.: 254 (1994)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 1931 Parker, G.W. [s.n.], Madagascar K000411254 Yes
May 1, 1931 Madagascar K000411255 Yes
May 1, 1931 Baron, R. [29], Madagascar K000411256 Unknown type material Yes
Drummond, R.B. [2406], Tanzania 11211.000 No
Polhill, R. [1872], Tanzania 23737.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E. [8859], Tanzania 24525.000 No
Hepper, F.N. [1710], Cameroon 2552.000 No
Codd, L.E. [7542], Angola K001008387 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

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

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

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 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 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0