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This species is accepted, and its native range is Bioko to Ethiopia and Malawi, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to SW. Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FZ]

Urticaceae, I. Friis. Flora Zambesiaca 9:6. 1991

Morphology General Habit
Annual herbs to 10 cm. tall, with juicy stems branched from the lower nodes, hairs short, stiff.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 1–1.5 x 0.5–1 cm., ovate, apex acuminate, base cuneate, margin serrate, almost glabrous above, puberulous below.
Morphology Leaves Petiole
Petioles up to c. 1 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences on peduncles 0.5–1 cm. long; male inflorescences campanulate, up to 3 mm. in diam., females discoid up to 6 mm. in diam.
sex Male
Male flowers pedicellate, c. 0.5 mm. in diam.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Female flowers pedicellate or sessile, up to 0.8 mm. long. Male flowers pedicellate, c. 0.5 mm. in diam.
sex Female
Female flowers pedicellate or sessile, up to 0.8 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achene up to 1 mm. long.

[FWTA]

Urticaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A weak herb, simple or branched, half-succulent, glabrous 1–10 in. high.

Native to:

Assam, Cameroon, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Malawi, Myanmar, Nepal, Niue, Pakistan, Philippines, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tibet, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Uganda, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zaïre

Lecanthus peduncularis (Royle) Wedd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2007 Raynal [17.164], Irian Jaya K000463783
Jun 1, 2002 Johns, R.J. [9573], New Guinea 62525.000
Dec 1, 2000 Kamundi, D. [674], Cameroon K000936003
Dec 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [3566], Cameroon K000936004
Dec 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [3610], Cameroon K000936005
Mar 1, 1997 Munyenyembe, P. [716], Cameroon K000936001
Mar 1, 1997 Zapfack, L. [1080], Cameroon K000936002
Mar 1, 1997 Cheek, M. [8432], Cameroon K000749671
Mar 1, 1997 Buzgo, M. [598], Cameroon K000749672
Dalzell, N.A. [s.n.], India K000741110
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4634], Nepal Procris peduncularis K001039530
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 4634] Procris peduncularis K001039531
Wight [2688], India Lecanthus obtusus K000741106
Dalzell, N.A. [s.n.], India Lecanthus obtusus K000741105
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4636], Nepal Procris obtusa K001039534
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4636], Nepal Procris obtusa K001039535

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 16(1): 164 (1869)

Accepted by

  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1999). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 13: 1-284. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Ghafoor, A. (1981). Flora of Pakistan 137: 1-25. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Launert, E. & Cope, G.V. (eds.) (1991). Flora Zambesiaca 9(6): 1-135. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lekhak, M.M. & Yadav, S.R. (2012). Herbacious vegetation of threatened high altitude lateritic plateau ecosystems of Western Ghats, southwestern Maharashtra, India Rheedea 22: 39-61.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 6, 2: 276.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Christopherson, E. (1935). Flowering Plants of Samoa Bernice P. Bishop Museum Bulletin 128: 1-221.
  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1999). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 13: 1-284. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.
  • Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1983). Flora of Bhutan 1(1): 1-186. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828.
  • Kumar, S. (2012). Herbaceous flora of Jaunsar-Bawar (Uttarkhand), India: enumerations Phytotaxonomy 12: 33-56.
  • Lekhak, M.M. & Yadav, S.R. (2012). Herbacious vegetation of threatened high altitude lateritic plateau ecosystems of Western Ghats, southwestern Maharashtra, India Rheedea 22: 39-61.
  • Lê, T.C. (2003). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 2: 1-1203. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Parham, B.E.V. (1971). The Vegetation of the Tokelau Islands with special reference to the plants of Nukunonu Atoll New Zealand Journal of Botany 9: 576-609.
  • Sykes, W.R. (1970). Contributions to the flora of Niue Bulletin, New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research 200: 1-321.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2003). Flora of China 5: 1-505. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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