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

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Annual erect herb, 5–40 cm. tall.
    Stem
    Stem sparsely to much branched, triangular and rather broadly winged, glabrous or sparsely pubescent with long hairs below.
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 15–40 x 10–24 mm., broadly ovate, gradually narrowing upwards, usually acute at the apex, gradually or abruptly narrowing below into a petiole–like base, serrate–dentate, sparsely pubescent on both sides; venation prominent beneath.
    Flowers
    Flowers in lax terminal and axillary leafy racemes; pedicels up to 6–20 mm. long, finely papillose; upper bracts linear or lanceolate, equalling or shorter than pedicels; bracteoles 0·5–1 mm. long, linear, at the base or near the middle of the pedicel.
    Hypanthium
    Hypanthium obconical, 8–10–nerved, glabrous.
    Calyx
    Calyx–lobes narrowly triangular, completely reflexed after the anthesis, 1·6–5 mm. long, c. 1 mm. wide at the base, entire, ciliate.
    Corolla
    Corolla 4·5–6·5 mm. long, pale blue, pale mauve or white with darker markings, split to c. 1 mm. from the base on the back, glabrous or papillose inside on the bottom of the tube.
    Filaments
    Filaments linear, all glabrous or the two lower pubescent below, attached to the corolla–tube at the base.
    Anthers
    Anther–tube 0·6–1 mm. long, glabrous or with a few short hairs on the back; the two lower anthers each with a tuft of hairs and a hyaline appendage at the apex.
    Ovary
    Ovary semi–inferior.
    Fruits
    Capsule obconical, 8–10–nerved, with 2 valves 1·5–3 mm. long, inferior part of capsule 1·5–4 mm. long.
    Seeds
    Seeds elliptic in outline, somewhat compressed, ± 0·5 mm. long, very finely striate, brown.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Zambia, Zaïre

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

    First published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 38: 80 (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
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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