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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to N. Kenya, India, Sri Lanka, Australia.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

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

Type
Lectotype: Herb. Linn. No. 794.2 (LINN), designated by Yamazaki in Leroy (ed.), Fl. Cambodge Laos Viêt-Nam 21 : 158 (1985)
Morphology General Habit
Mat-forming minute creeping herb.
Morphology Stem
Stems filiform, rooting at the nodes
Morphology Leaves
Leaves paired or fascicled, spatulate, ± 10 mm long, 1–1.5 mm wide
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers axillary, solitary; pedicels 3–9(–18) mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx ± 1 mm long, shortly 3-toothed, glabrous, pale brown and papery
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla white; tube slender, ± 1.5 mm long, ± 2-lipped, 5lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 2, inserted on the corolla tube
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma slightly exserted, reddish, dilated and flattened above
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule as long as calyx, dehiscent
Figures
Fig 26, p 92
Ecology
On clayey mud at edge of ditches, dams, pools and streams; ± 740 m
Conservation
Assessed as of Least Concern (LC) on its large distribution range, but for Flora area known from a single collection in a habitat that is prone to degradation
Distribution
Range: Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Niger, Chad, Cameroon, India, Sri Lanka Flora districts: K1

[FWTA]

Scrophulariaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Ecology
In small mats on mud.

[FTEA]
Use
None recorded on specimens from our area.

Native to:

Bangladesh, Cameroon, Chad, India, Kenya, Mali, New South Wales, Niger, Northern Territory, Queensland, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

Glossostigma diandrum (L.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3916] Microcarpaea cuneifolia K001117600
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3916] Microcarpaea cuneifolia K001117599
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3916], India Microcarpaea cuneifolia K001117601

First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 461 (1891)

Accepted by

  • 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.
  • Brundu, G. & Camarda, I. (2013). The Flora of Chad: a checklist and brief analysis PhytoKeys 23: 1-18.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Hepper, F.N. & Philcox, D. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Scrophulariaceae: 1-211.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • A. Chev. in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, sér. 2, 4: 587 (1932).
  • Rev. Gen. Pl. 2: 461 (1891)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Hepper, F.N. & Philcox, D. (2008). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Scrophulariaceae: 1-211.
  • Lê, T.C. (2005). Danh l?c các loài th?c v?t Vi?t Nam 3: 1-1248. Hà N?i : Nhà xu?t b?n Nông nghi?p.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, ser. 2, 4: 587 (1932)
  • F.W.T.A. ed. 2, 2: 366 (1963).
  • Rev. Gen. P1. 2: 461 (1891)

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