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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Tanzania, E. Zimbabwe.

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Apocynaceae (part 2), David Goyder, Timothy Harris, Siro Masinde, Ulrich Meve, Johan Venter. Flora of Tropical East Africa, 2012

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb with slender vertical napiform tuber.
Morphology Stem
Stems single, 35–75 cm long, simple or with a single erect branch, pubescent with short curled white hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite and paired even in inflorescence, erect, sessile, 2.5–4 × 0.1–0.15 cm, minutely appressed-pubescent on upper surface and on midrib below
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence 3–9(–11)-flowered at each of the upper nodes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 2–5 mm long, pubescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes ovate to triangular, 1–2.5 × 0.5–1 mm, acute, pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla campanulate, lobed ± to the base, yellow-green, sometimes tinged purple; lobes ovate, 2.5–3.5 × 1–1.5 mm, acute, flat or replicate, outer face pilose, inner face evenly pubescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corona
Corona lobes of type B (fig 91.2); basal part 1–1.5 × ± 1 mm, ± as long as the staminal column, shoulders sloping or acute, moderately to densely pilose along upper margin; appendage erect or inflexed, narrowly triangular, ± 0.5 mm long, densely pilose
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pollinia
Corpusculum ± 0.25 mm long; translator arms ± 0.1 mm long; pollinium ± 0.5 mm long, subcylindrical, without clearly defined germination zone
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Follicles (very immature) densely pubescent, apparently with soft linear processes.
Ecology
Grassland and open woodland; 200–1800 m elsewhere
Distribution
Flora districts: T8 Range: E Zimbabwe

Native to:

Tanzania, Zimbabwe

Aspidoglossum lanatum (Weim.) Kupicha appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 38: 652 (1984)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Goyder, S., Harris, T., Masinde, S., Meve, U. & Venter, J. (2012). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Apocynaceae(2): 1-530.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Flora Zambesiaca 7(3): 1-375. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • K.B. 38: 652 (1984).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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