1. Family: Caryophyllaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Dianthus L.
      1. Dianthus chimanimaniensis S.S.Hooper

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique (Chimanimani Mountains).

    [FZ]

    Caryophyllaceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

    Habit
    Caespitose, glaucous herb.
    Shoots
    Flowering shoots branched from near the base, leafy below, branches bearing solitary terminal flowers.
    Leaves
    Leaves rather short, 2 × 2·5 cm. × 1·5–2 mm., about half as long as the subtended internode; lamina thin, conspicuously and evenly 3-nerved from base to apex; sheath very short, minutely hispid.
    Calyx
    Calyx c. 3·5 cm. × 4 mm., with lobes c. 7 mm. long. Calyx bracts 4, lower pair markedly smaller than upper pair, upper pair lanceolate-elliptic, c. 1·0 cm. × 4 mm. with an acute and minutely apiculate apex.
    Corolla
    Anthophore c. 3 mm. long.. Petal-lamina white or pale pink, obovate-elliptic, deeply pinnately fimbriate, fimbriae up to 1·2 cm. long; stigmas exserted c. 1·0 cm. beyond petals.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique

    Dianthus chimanimaniensis S.S.Hooper appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1959 Phipps, J. B. [838], Mozambique K000311043 holotype
    Dec 20, 1957 Phipps, J. B. [838] K000311042 isotype
    Dec 20, 1957 Phipps, J. B. [838] K000311044 isotype

    First published in Kew Bull. 13: 318 (1958)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Exell, A.W. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1961). Flora Zambesiaca 1(2): 337-581. 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/
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