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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Tanzania to NE. Zambia.

[FZ]

Lentibulariaceae, P. Taylor. Flora Zambesiaca 8:3. 1988

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial herb.
Morphology Stem
Stem short, erect.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves very numerous, densely rosulate, spathulate, up to 2.5 cm. × 5 mm.
Morphology General Traps
Traps numerous, up to 5 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, simple, 6–14 cm. high; peduncle straight, rigid, terete, 1–1.5 mm. thick, densely covered with a mixture of short and long gland-tipped hairs throughout; flowers 10–20, congested; scales numerous, similar to the bracts but c. twice as long; bracts basifixed, ovate-lanceolate, 1.5 mm. long; bracteoles similar but shorter; pedicels spreading and 3–5 mm. long at anthesis, elongating and strongly decurving in fruit, more or less densely covered with long and short gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes oblong-ovate, obtuse, subequal, c. 2 mm. long, 3-nerved, more or less densely covered externally with gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla mauve or purple, 6–8 mm. long, covered externally with short gland-tipped hairs; superior lip ovate-oblong, with apex truncate, less than twice as long as the calyx lobes; inferior lip longer and broader, distinctly 3-lobed; palate slightly raised; spur cylindrical from a conical base, about twice as long as the inferior lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments falcate, c. 1 mm. long; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose, densely covered with long gland-tipped hairs; style short; stigma inferior lip semi-circular, the superior lip obsolete.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, 2.5–3 mm. in diam., densely covered with long gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous,, ovoid, 0.3–0.4 mm. long, reticulate; testa cells more or less isodiametric.

Native to:

Tanzania, Zambia

Genlisea glandulosissima R.E.Fr. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Wiss. Erg. Schwed. Rhodesia-Kongo-Exp. 1911-1912, 1: 301 (1916)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Fleischmann, A. (2012). A monograph of the genus Genlisea: 1-728. Redfern Natural History productions, Poole, England.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 8(3): 1-118. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Fleischmann, A. (2012). A monograph of the genus Genlisea: 1-728. Redfern Natural History productions, Poole, England.

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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