Peddiea lanceolata Domke

First published in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berlin-Dahlem 11: 670 (1932)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tanzania (Ulanga District). It is a shrub and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Descriptions

Thymelaeaceae, B. Peterson (University of Göteborg). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1978

Morphology General Habit
Shrub about 1–2 m. high.
Morphology Leaves
Petiole 3–4 mm. long; leaf-blade lanceolate or oblanceolate, (100–) 120–150(–180) mm. long, (15–)22–30(–35) mm. wide, narrowed at base and tip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a terminal umbel, 8–15(–25)-flowered; peduncle 8–20 mm. long; bracts 5–12 mm. long, 1.5–2.5 mm. wide, glabrous or slightly ciliate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 4–5-merous, yellowish green; pedicel 2–4 mm.long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-tube 20–24 mm. long, 1–2 mm. wide, glabrous, striate; lobes ovate, 2.5–4 mm. long, 1–2 mm. wide, the interior a little smaller, the exterior pubescent at the margins.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens Anthers
Anthers subsessile, ± 1.5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary 2 mm. long, glabrous; disc 0.5–1.0 mm., crenulate or lobed, glabrous; style ± 5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit not seen.
Habitat
Mist-forest by stream banks; 1000–1100 m.
Distribution
not known elsewhere T6
[FTEA]

Sources

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • 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