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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Tanzania.

[FTEA]

Boraginaceae, B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1991

Habit
Tree or shrub, the branches pubescent above.
Leaves
Leaf-blades 9 cm. long, 6 cm. wide,obtuse at the apex, entire, coriaceous, rough above, densely pubescent beneath; petiole 1–3 cm. long.
Inflorescences
Cymes few-flowered (‘cyma pauciflora, floribus ad apices ramorum 3–4...’) at apices of branchlets, very shortly pedunculate or sessile.
Calyx
Calyx turbinate-tubular, 8 mm. long, 4–5-toothed, obsoletely 10-grooved, subtomentose outside.
Corolla
Corolla-tube rather slender, 1 1/2 times (but also says ‘ist nur wenig langer’) as long as the calyx; ovate lobes reflexed downwards.
Stamens
Stamens slightly exserted, the 1 mm. long anthers on 1 mm. long filaments.
Ovary
Ovary ovate, 3 mm. long, acute, glabrous; style divided from the base the branches 7–9 mm. long, glabrous and split about halfway for a second time.
Habitat
Unknown, presumably dry bushland
Distribution
K/T6/T2

Native to:

Tanzania

Cordia fischeri Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 335 (1895)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Boraginaceae: 1-124.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 76 (1949).
  • Bak. & Wright in Flora of Tropical Africa 4(2): 10 (1905).
  • Gürke in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 28: 307 (1900).
  • Gürke in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 335 (1895)

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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