1. Family: Campanulaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Canarina L.
      1. Canarina eminii Asch. & Schweinf.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to N. Malawi.

    [FTEA]

    Campanulaceae, Mats Thulin (University of Uppsala). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1976

    Habit
    Epiphytic or terrestrial usually glaucous herb.
    Roots
    Root thick, often with a corky surface layer.
    Stem
    Stems erect and scandent or pendent, up to several m. long, dichotomously branched, usually with a fine purplish mottling.
    Leaves
    Petioles less than half the length of the leaf-blades, not coiled; leaf-blades ± triangular to ovate, 2.5–10 cm. long, 1.5–9 cm. wide, acute, with cordate to truncate base, obtusely to sharply dentate to doubly dentate or doubly serrate.
    Hypanthium
    Hypanthium obconical, distinctly 6-ribbed, with the ribs projecting into the calyx-lobes.
    Calyx
    Calyx-lobes 1.9–3.8 cm. long, 0.5–1 cm. wide, acute to acuminate, free, entire, erect or spreading.
    Corolla
    Corolla 4.3–7.6 cm. long, funnel-shaped, orange to orange-red with darker venation.
    Stamens
    Stamens with broad shield-like filament-bases; anthers 5.5–10 mm. long.
    Seeds
    Seeds elliptic-oblong, 2.0–2.6 mm long, 0.6–0.8 mm. wide, dark brown, finely striate.
    Figures
    Fig. 1.
    Habitat
    Upland or riverine forest, epiphytic or among rocks; 1600–3200 m.
    Distribution
    K2 K3 K4 K5 T7 U1 U2 U3
    [FZ]

    Campanulaceae, M. Thulin. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

    Habit
    Epiphytic or terrestrial usually glaucous herb.
    Roots
    Root thick, often with a corky surface layer.
    Stem
    Stems erect and scandent or pendent, up to several m. long, dichotomously branched, usually with a fine purplish mottling.
    Leaves
    Petioles less than half the length of the leaf–laminas, not coiled; leaf–laminas 2·5–10 x 1·5–9 cm., ± triangular to ovate, acute with cordate to truncate base, obtusely to sharply dentate to doubly dentate or doubly serrate.
    Hypanthium
    Hypanthium obconical, distinctly 6–ribbed, with the ribs projecting into the calyx–lobes.
    Calyx
    Calyx–lobes 1·8–3·8 x 0·5–1 cm., acute to acuminate, free, entire, erect or spreading.
    Corolla
    Corolla 4·3–7·6 cm. long, funnel–shaped, orange to orange–red with darker venation.
    Stamens
    Stamens with broad shield–like filament–bases; anthers 5·5–10 mm. long.
    Seeds
    Seeds 2·0–2·6 x 0·6–0·8 mm., elliptic–oblong, dark brown, finely striate.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Canarina eminii Asch. & Schweinf. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1960 Stolz, A. [1081], Tanzania K000229179
    16643.000
    Ash [385], Ethiopia 37669.000
    Norman, E.M. [223], Uganda 7003.000
    Fries, R.E. [2567], Kenya Canarina elegantissima K000229180 Unknown type material

    First published in Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 1892: 173 (1892)

    Accepted by

    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Hedberg, I., Kelbessa, E., Edwards, S., Demissew, S. & Persson, E. (eds.) (2006). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 5: 1-690. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • A.D.Q. Agnew, Upland Kenya Wild Flowers p. 509, 510 (fig.) (1974).
    • Cufod., Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae Spermatophyta (Supplement in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux.) p. 1053 (1965).
    • Hedb. (et al.) in Sv. Bot. Tidskr. 55: 54, t. 4, fig. 6, 9, 13 (1961).
    • F. W. Andr., The Flowering Plants of the Sudan 3: 70 (1956).
    • A.J. Jex-Blake, Some Wild Flowers of Kenya p. 85, fig. 63 (erroneously named C. abyssinica) (1948).
    • Robyns, Flore des Spermatophytes du Parc National Albert 2: 402 (1947).
    • B. L. Burtt in Bot. Mag., t. 9531, fig. A–D (1938).
    • Engl. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 400, t. 36 (1895).
    • Schweinf. in Sitz. Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 1892: 173 (1892).

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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