1. Family: Plantaginaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Dopatrium Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.
      1. Dopatrium junceum (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham. ex Benth.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & S. Africa to N. Australia.

    [FTEA]

    Scrophulariaceae, S.A. Ghazanfar, F.N. Hepper & D. Philcox. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2008

    Type
    Type: India, Roxburgh 1798 (K!, holo.)
    Habit
    Erect annual herb 4–28 cm high, usually with several stems from the base, simple or sparingly branched, fleshy
    Leaves
    Lower leaves ovate-lanceolate, 8–30 mm long, 2–5 mm wide, sessile, apex obtuse, margins entire, with a strong marginal vein; cauline leaves ovate, decreasing in size and becoming scale-like bracts above, glabrous
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary in axils, the lower flowers sessile and cleistogamous, upper flowers pedicellate and perfect; pedicels 6–9 mm long, filiform
    Calyx
    Calyx ± 2 mm long, teeth 1 mm long, glabrous
    Corolla
    Corolla purplish-blue or white, corolla tube campanulate, ± 3 mm long, limb 4–6 mm in diameter
    Fruits
    Capsule globose, 2–3 mm in diameter, with remains of the persistent style
    Seeds
    Seeds minute
    Figures
    Fig 19: 1–3, p 52
    Ecology
    Temporary muddy clay pools; 250–1450 m
    Conservation
    Least Concern (LC)
    Distribution
    Flora districts: K4 T6 T7 T8 Range: Widespread in tropical Africa and in Asia extending east to Japan and south to Australia
    [FTEA]
    Use
    None recorded on specimens from our area

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Ghana, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kenya, Korea, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Mauritania, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Senegal, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    California, California

    Dopatrium junceum (Roxb.) Buch.-Ham. ex Benth. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Milne-Redhead, E. [10036], Tanzania 11208.000
    Wild, H. [36082], Zimbabwe 11209.000
    Bidgood, S. [6116], Tanzania K000468309
    Bidgood, S. [5916], Tanzania K000468509
    Wallich, N. [3892], India K000979541
    Wallich, N. [3892], India K000979542
    Wallich, N. [3892], India K000979544
    Wallich, N. [3892], Bangladesh K000979545
    Roxburgh, W. [s.n.], India K000979540
    Lobb, T. [119], Jawa K000979543
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3892], India Gratiola juncea K001117538
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3892], Myanmar Gratiola juncea K001117539
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3892] Gratiola juncea K001117537
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 3892] Gratiola juncea K001117535
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 3892], India Gratiola juncea K001117536

    First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 21: t. 1770 [4] (1835)

    Accepted by

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    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Fischer, E. (1999). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaire-rwanda-Burundi), Scrophulariaceae: 1-217. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Philcox, D. (1990). Flora Zambesiaca 8(2): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
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    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Vvedensky, A.I. (ed.) (1961). Flora Uzbekistana 5: 1-667. Izd-va Akademii nauk Uzbekskoi SSR, Tashkent.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • F.A.C. Scrophulariaceae:: 39, pl. 12 (1999).
    • Nord. J. Bot. 17(5): 535, fig. 8, (1997)
    • U.K.W.F.: 255 (1994)
    • F.Z.: 8(2): 51, t. 20/A1–3 (1990)
    • Webbia 19: 609, figs. 8, 9 (maps) (1965)
    • F.W.T.A., ed. 2, 2: 361 (1963)
    • Scroph. Ind.: 31 (1835)

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