1. Family: Lamiaceae Martinov
    1. Hoslundia Vahl

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar.

    [FTEA]

    Lamiaceae (Labiatae), A.J. Paton, G. Bramley, O. Ryding, R.M. Polhill, Y.B. Harvey, M. Iwarsson, F. Willis, P.B. Phillipson, K. Balkwill, C.W. Lukhoba, D.F. Otieno, & R.M. Harley. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2009

    Habit
    Perennial woody herb or shrub
    Stem
    Stems erect or scandent, woody
    Leaves
    Leaves opposite or ternate, usually petiolate
    Flowers
    Flowers hermaphrodite, 2(–4)-flowered verticils, disposed in a lax or dense, paniculately branched inflorescence; bracts small, forming a very small apical coma
    Calyx
    Calyx persistent, shortly tubular, conspicously 10veined, ± regular with 5 ± equal, linear to deltate, lobes; fruiting calyx becoming globose, fleshy, brightly coloured and with throat closed by lobes pressing together at least at their bases
    Corolla
    Corolla bilabiate, white, greenish or yellow; tube straight, ± parallel-sided, dilating towards throat and very slightly dorsally gibbous, exceeding the calyx; posterior lip 4-lobed, with the median narrower than the laterals; anterior lip horizontal, concave, enclosing the anterior staminal filaments
    Stamens
    Stamens 4, declinate; posterior sterile, inappendiculate and short, included within tube, attaching to the corolla above the tube midpoint; anterior pair shortly exserted, attaching to the corolla at throat; anthers dorsifixed, synthecous, ± orbicular with the thecae ± convergent
    Disc
    Disk 4-lobed with anterior lobe larger
    Ovary
    Ovary glabrous, deeply 4-lobed; style gynobasic, capitate with branches erect, adpressed and equal
    Fruits
    Nutlets brown, broadly ovoid with a small basal scar, minutely roughened, with raised areas darker, producing a small amount of mucilage when wet; embryo straight, exalbuminous.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Hoslundia Vahl appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Enum. Pl. Obs. 1: 212 (1804)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • —F.T.A. 5: 377.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Kubitzki, Fam. Gen. Vasc. Pl. 7: 261 (2004)
    • Enum. Pl. 1: 212 (1804)

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. 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