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This species is accepted, and its native range is Burundi to S. Tanzania and E. Angola.
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 usually few, laxly rosulate, spathulate, usually long-petiolate, 1–5 cm. × up to 9 mm.
Morphology General Traps
Traps about as numerous as the leaves.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, simple or sparsely branched above, 10–25(40) cm. high; peduncle flexuous, terete, glabrous above, usually sparsely hispidulous at or near the base only; flowers 3–10; scales few, similar to the bracts; bracts ovate-lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, acute or acuminate, 2–4 mm. long, glabrous or sparsely hispidulous above.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes subequal, ovate-lanceolate to lanceolate, acute or acuminate, 2–1 mm. long, sparsely hispidulous or glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla violet, blue, mauve or pink, rarely yellow or white, externally sparsely hispidulous, 10–15 mm. long; superior lip ovate, about twice as long as the calyx lobes; inferior lip larger, broader than long, 3-lobed; palate raised, gibbous; spur cylindrical, obtuse, 1.5–2 times as long as the inferior lip.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments falcate; anther-thecae subdistinct.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary ovoid, glabrous or very sparsely hispidulous; style short, indistinct; stigma inferior lip semi-circular, superior obsolete.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose to broadly ovoid, 3–4 mm. long, glabrous or very sparsely hispidulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ovoid, 0.4–0.5 mm. long, conspicuously reticulate; testa cells more or less isodiametric.

Native to:

Angola, Burundi, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

Genlisea subglabra Stapf appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 17, 2012 Milne-Redhead, E. [8009], Tanzania 16831.000
Jan 17, 2012 Wild, H. [3858], Zimbabwe 3910.000
Jan 17, 2012 Polhill, R. [1572], Tanzania 4791.000
Apr 13, 1904 Nutt, W.H. [s.n.], Zambia K000430289 syntype
Apr 13, 1904 Nutt, W.H. [s.n.], Zambia K000430290 Unknown type material
Richards, H.M., Zambia 1126.000
Richards, H.M. [4378], Zambia 13046.000
Tanzania 16830.000
Richards, H.M. [22403B], Zambia 30592.000
Zambia 30594.000
Milne-Redhead, E. [3958], Angola 3908.000 holotype
Richards, H.M. [5900], Zambia 4794.000
Robinson, E.A. [4675], Zambia 4795.000
Richards, H.M. [5962], Zambia 6370.000
Richards, H.M. [6128], Zambia 6371.000
Richards, H.M. [1918], Zambia 6529.000
Richards, Zambia 6530.000
Richards, H.M. [2165], Zambia 6531.000
Fanshawe [1941], Zambia 9905.000
Milne-Redhead, E. [3958], Angola K000430295 holotype

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 4(2): 498 (1906)

Accepted by

  • Fleischmann, A. (2012). A monograph of the genus Genlisea: 1-728. Redfern Natural History productions, Poole, England.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 8(3): 1-118. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325. [Cited as Genlisea hispidula subsp. subglabra.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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

Flora Zambesiaca
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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