1. Family: Campanulaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Lobelia Plum. ex L.
      1. Lobelia lasiocalycina E.Wimm.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Annual erect herb, 7–20 cm. tall.
    Stem
    Stem sparsely to much branched, triangular and rather broadly winged, ± pubescent with long hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 10–30 x 7–18 mm., broadly ovate, gradually narrowing upwards, obtuse to acute at the apex, abruptly narrowing below into a petiole–like base, serrate–dentate, ± pubescent on both sides; venation prominent beneath.
    Flowers
    Flowers in lax terminal and axillary leafy racemes; pedicels up to 5–8 mm. long, usually upcurved near the apex in fruit, finely papillose and sometimes with a few hairs as well; upper bracts linear or lanceolate, equalling or shorter than pedicels; bracteoles ± 0–4 mm. long, linear, at or near the base of the pedicel.
    Hypanthium
    Hypanthium obovoid, 8–nerved, pubescent.
    Calyx
    Calyx–lobes subulate, erect, 1·8–2·5 mm. long, entire, ciliate.
    Corolla
    Corolla 3·5–4·5 mm. long, white or pale mauve, split to c. 0·6 mm. from the base on the back, short pubescent inside on the bottom of the tube, glabrous or with a few hairs on the lobes outside.
    Filaments
    Filaments linear, the two lower pubescent below, attached to the corolla–tube at the base.
    Anthers
    Anther–tube 0·6–0·8 mm. long, pubescent on the back; the two lower anthers each with a tuft of hairs and a hyaline appendage at the apex.
    Ovary
    Ovary subinferior.
    Fruits
    Capsule obovoid, 8–nerved with 2 valves ± 1 mm. long, inferior part of capsule ± 2·5 mm. long.
    Seeds
    Seeds elliptic in outline, somewhat compressed, ± 0·4 mm. long, very finely striate, brown.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burundi, Malawi, Zambia, Zaïre

    Lobelia lasiocalycina E.Wimm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1977 Richards, H. M. [1468], Zambia K000228603 isotype
    Robyns [2080], Congo, DRC K000228538 Unknown type material

    First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 81 (1935)

    Accepted by

    • Lammers, T.G. (2007). World checklist and bibliography of Campanulaceae: 1-675. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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