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  1. Family: Polygonaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Persicaria Mill.
      1. Persicaria glandulopilosa (De Wild.) Soják

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Angola.

    [FZ]

    Flora Zambesiaca. Vol. 9, Part 3. Polygonaceae-Myriaceae. Pope GV, Polhill RM, Martins ES. 2006.

    Type
    Type from Dem. Rep. Congo.
    Leaves
    Leaf lamina 5–16 × 2.5–7 cm, ovate-lanceolate, acute at the apex, attenuate to the base, ± pubescent or with glandular hairs on both surfaces, particularly on the nerves; petiole up to 5 cm long, densely covered with spreading and glandular hairs Leaf lamina 5–16 × 2.5–7 cm, ovate-lanceolate, acute at the apex, attenuate to the base, ± pubescent or with glandular hairs on both surfaces, particularly on the nerves; petiole up to 5 cm long, densely covered with spreading and glandular hairs.
    Ocrea
    Ocrea brownish, 1–2 cm long, membranous, pubescent, glandular, truncate and ciliate at the apex Ocrea brownish, 1–2 cm long, membranous, pubescent, glandular, truncate and ciliate at the apex.
    Flowers
    Flowers pedicellate, in fascicles of 2–3; fascicles surrounded by bracts and borne in ± dense, pedunculate, spiciform racemes; racemes 2–4, terminal, 4–9 × 0.8–1.3 cm; peduncles up to 4–6 cm long, glandular hairy; bracts 3.5–5 mm long, scarious, pubescent with ciliate margins Flowers pedicellate, in fascicles of 2–3; fascicles surrounded by bracts and borne in ± dense, pedunculate, spiciform racemes; racemes 2–4, terminal, 4–9 × 0.8–1.3 cm; peduncles up to 4–6 cm long, glandular hairy; bracts 3.5–5 mm long, scarious, pubescent with ciliate margins.
    Perianth
    Perianth 3.5–4.5 mm long, subcampanulate, 5-lobed; lobes white, 2.5–3.5 mm long, ovate Perianth 3.5–4.5 mm long, subcampanulate, 5-lobed; lobes white, 2.5–3.5 mm long, ovate.
    Stamens
    Stamens 7; filaments 1.5 mm long, filiform; anthers 0.25 × 0.15 mm, ellipsoid Stamens 7; filaments 1.5 mm long, filiform; anthers 0.25 × 0.15 mm, ellipsoid.
    Ovary
    Ovary 2.5 × 1.5 mm, globose to ellipsoid, ± compressed; styles 2, rarely 3
    Fruits
    Nut dark brown, smooth and shiny, 3.5 × 2.5 mm, lenticular. Nut dark brown, smooth and shiny, 3.5 × 2.5 mm, lenticular.
    Ecology
    Wet dambos, in shallow water; 1360 m.
    Distribution
    Also in Katanga (Shaba) Province of Dem. Rep. Congo and Angola. ZAM W Zambia
    Habit
    An erect perennial herb, with patent hairs and short glandular hairs on vegetative parts. An erect perennial herb, with patent hairs and short glandular hairs on vegetative parts
    Stem
    Stems up to 1.2(1.75) m tall, shortly branched. Stems up to 1.2(1.75) m tall, shortly branched
    Pistil
    Ovary 2.5 × 1.5 mm, globose to ellipsoid, ± compressed; styles 2, rarely 3.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Zambia, Zaïre

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Persicaria glandulopilosa (De Wild.) Soják appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Preslia 46: 153 (1974)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Flora Zambesiaca

    • Preslia 46: 153 (1974). TAB. 4.

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.M. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2006). Flora Zambesiaca 9(3): 1-277. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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