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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Zambia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

Tiliaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

Morphology General Habit
Small shrub c. 6 m. tall; branches densely ferruginously pubescent with appressed-stellate hairs which are somewhat tubercular at the base.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-lamina 3–12 × 0·8–5 cm., lanceolate to narrowly ovate or narrowly trapeziform, apex acute, margin irregularly serrate, base cuneate or narrowly truncate, appressed-stellate-tomentose above with impressed nerves, whitish-tomentose below with the nerves raised; petiole up to 2·5 cm. long, shortly tomentose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences leafy with up to 5 cymes per node; peduncles of cymes up to 4 mm. long, densely pubescent; pedicels 2–3 together, c. 2 mm. long; bracts 2 mm. long, narrowly lanceolate, ciliate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 6–7 mm. long, linear, 3-nerved, subacute at the apex with a very short subapical horn c. 0·25 mm. long, setulose-pubescent outside, particularly towards the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals yellow 4–4·5 × 0·75 linear-oblanceolate, obtuse at the apex, ciliate just above the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androgynophore
Androgynophore less than 0·5 mm. tall, with subquadrate glands; annulus with a shortly ciliate margin.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 8–9, c. 5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary depressed-globose, 4-locular; style 4–5 mm. long, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit (not quite mature) c. 7·5 mm. in diam. including the aculei; aculei numerous, minutely and sparsely puberulous, widened below, apex with 1–3 forward-pointing setae.

Native to:

Zambia

Triumfetta reticulata Wild appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 10, 1956 Fanshawe, D.B. [21], Zambia K000242117 holotype

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2, 31: 88 (1957)

Accepted by

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0