Limosella major Diels

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 26: 122 (1898)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Eritrea to S. Africa. It is a hydroperennial and grows primarily in the montane tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Botswana, Cape Provinces, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Eichhoff, A. (2020). Personal communication on Limosella, 1.
  • Fischer, E. (1999). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Scrophulariaceae: 1-217. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Hepper, F.N. & Philcox, D. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Scrophulariaceae: 1-211.
  • 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.
  • Kliment, J., Turis, P. & Janišová, M. (2016). Taxa of vascular plants endemic to the Carpathian Mts. Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 88: 19-76.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fischer, E. (1999). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Scrophulariaceae: 1-217. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Kliment, J., Turis, P. & Janišová, M. (2016). Taxa of vascular plants endemic to the Carpathian Mts. Preslia. Casopsi Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 88: 19-76.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • E.J. 26: 122 (1898)
  • E.J. 66: 547, 559 (1934) (as major)
  • F.T.A. 4(2): 353 (1906)
  • F.Z.: 8(2): 73 (1990)
  • F1. Cap. 4(2): 357 (1904)
  • Fischer, F.A.C. Scrophulariaceae: 62, pl. 22 (1999)
  • Fl. Ethiop. & Eritr. 5: 265 (2006) (as major).
  • J. E. Afr. Nat. Hist. Soc. 22(94): 65, fig. 1a,b (1953)
  • N.B.G.B. 12: 77 (1934)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
de Kruif, A.P.M. [1138] Lesotho K001574472 Yes
Wilms, F. [977] South Africa K000379609 Type Yes
Pegler, A. [929] South Africa K000379610 Unknown Type Material Yes

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