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This species is accepted, and its native range is SW. Tanzania to Zambia, Angola (Bié), Central Madagascar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[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 3 cm. × 4 mm.
Morphology General Traps
Traps numerous, up to 20 cm. total length.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, simple, 20–35(50) cm. high; peduncle straight, rigid, terete, 1–1.5 mm. thick, sparsely or very sparsely covered with short gland-tipped hairs below, more densely so above; flowers (4)6–10(20), congested; scales numerous, similar to the bracts but somewhat longer; bracts basifixed, ovate-lanceolate, c. 2 mm. long; bracteoles similar but shorter; pedicels suberect at anthesis, 1–3 mm. long, elongating and strongly decurving in fruit, more or less densely covered with 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 short gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla mauve or purple, 7–10 mm. long, covered externally with snort gland-tipped hairs; superior lip ovate-oblong, with apex truncate, about twice as long as the calyx lobes; inferior lip longer and broader, rather shallowly 3-lobed; palate slightly raised; spur cylindrical from a conical base, 2–three times 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 short 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 short gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ovoid, 0.3–0.4 mm. long, reticulate; testa cells more or less isodiametric.

[FTEA]

Lentibulariaceae, P. Taylor. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1973

Morphology General Habit
Terrestrial herb.
Morphology Stem
Stem short, erect.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves very numerous, densely rosulate, spathulate, up to 3 cm. total length, the lamina up to 4 mm. wide.
Morphology General Traps
Traps numerous, up to 20 cm. total length.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, simple, 20–35(–50) cm. high; scape straight, rigid, terete, 1–1.5 mm. thick, sparsely or very sparsely covered with short gland-tipped hairs below, more densely so above; flowers (4–)6–10(–20), congested; scales numerous, similar to the bracts; bracts basifixed, ovate-lanceolate, ± 2 mm. long; bracteoles similar but shorter; pedicels erect at anthesis, 1–3 mm. long, elongating and strongly recurving in fruit, ± densely covered with short gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes oblong-ovate, obtuse, subequal, ± 2 mm. long, 3-nerved, ± densely covered externally with short gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla mauve or purple, 7–10 mm. long, covered externally with short gland-tipped hairs; upper lip ovate-oblong, apex truncate, about twice as long as the calyx-lobes; lower lip longer and broader, rather shallowly 3-lobed; palate slightly raised; spur cylindrical from a conical base, 2–3 times as long as the lower lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments falcate, ± 1 mm. long; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary globose, densely-covered, with short gland-tipped hairs; style short; stigma lower lip semi-orbicular, the upper lip obsolete.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, 2.5–3 mm. in diameter, densely covered with short gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ovoid, 0.3–0.4 mm. long, reticulate; testa cells ± isodiametric.
Habitat
Permanently wet bogs; 855 m.
Distribution
T8

Native to:

Angola, Madagascar, Tanzania, Zambia

Genlisea margaretae Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Tanzania 13041.000
Tanzania 16272.000
Bosser, J. [13427], Madagascar 6369.000
Hutchinson, J. [4050], Zambia K000430293 Unknown type material
K000430292

First published in Botanist S. Afr.: 529 (1946)

Accepted by

  • 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 of Tropical East Africa

  • Hutch., Botanist in S. Africa: 529 (1946).

Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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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