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This species is accepted, and its native range is Zambia.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect annual herbs up to 45 cm. tall; young branches and petioles with an indumentum of scattered, stiff hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite (at least the lower 2 pairs) or alternate, sessile (on short side shoots, grading into bracts), or petiolate; mature leaves up to 6 x 3 cm., lanceolate to ovate; apex acute to acuminate; base cuneate to subtruncate; margin serrate, with 3(5) rounded teeth; lamina upper surface with scattered stiff hairs, lower surface with scattered stiff hairs on the nerves.
Morphology Leaves Petiole
Petiole up to 3.5 cm. long.
Morphology Leaves Stipules
Stipules up to 3.5 mm. long, linear-lanceolate, with a narrow ciliate apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences bisexual, on shortened axillary branches; bracts numerous, subsessile, intergrading with the leaves, up to 10 x 7 mm., elliptic-ovate, tapering to a c. 3 mm. long petiole-like base or sessile, margins entire, apex acute to rounded, lamina with scattered stiff hairs on both sides.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Male flowers apparently few, pedicels up to 1 mm. long, bracteolate, perianth c. 1 mm. in diam., 4-merous, with hooked hairs on the outside of the tepals. Female flowers sessile, perianth completely fused, with 5(6) obscurely marked ridges and scattered stiff hairs on the outside. Stigma not observed.
sex Male
Male flowers apparently few, pedicels up to 1 mm. long, bracteolate, perianth c. 1 mm. in diam., 4-merous, with hooked hairs on the outside of the tepals.
sex Female
Female flowers sessile, perianth completely fused, with 5(6) obscurely marked ridges and scattered stiff hairs on the outside. Stigma not observed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achene dark brown, glossy, enclosed in the persistent perianth.

Native to:

Zambia

Pouzolzia bracteosa Friis appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bol. Soc. Brot., sér. 2.A, 58: 202 (1985)

Accepted by

  • Launert, E. & Cope, G.V. (eds.) (1991). Flora Zambesiaca 9(6): 1-135. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Launert, E. & Cope, G.V. (eds.) (1991). Flora Zambesiaca 9(6): 1-135. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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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/
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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