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This species is accepted, and its native range is Angola to NW. Zambia.
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 10 cm. total length.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence erect, simple, up to 15 cm. high; peduncle straight, rigid, terete, c. 0.7 mm. thick, sparsely covered with short gland-tipped hairs below, more densely so above; flowers 4–8, distant; scales numerous, similar to the bracts; bracts basifixed, ovate-lanceolate, c. 1.5 mm. long; bracteoles similar but shorter; pedicels erect at anthesis, elongating and strongly decurving in fruit, 5–10 mm. long, more or less densely covered with short gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx lobes oblong-ovate, obtuse, subequal, c. 1.5 mm. long, 3-nerved, more or less densely covered externally with short gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla cream with a yellow palate, 7–10 mm. long with a few gland-tipped hairs on the spur, glabrous or with sparse sessile glands elsewhere; 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, 2–3 times as long as the inferior 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 inferior lip semi-circular, the upper lip obsolete.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule globose, c. 3 mm. in diam., densely covered with short gland-tipped hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ovoid, c. 0.3 mm. long, reticulate; testa cells more or less isodiametric.

Native to:

Angola, Zambia

Genlisea pallida Fromm & P.Taylor appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
May 16, 2012 Milne-Redhead, E. [3575], Zambia K001044821 isotype
Nov 14, 1985 Milne-Redhead, E. [3575], Zambia K000430291 holotype
Milne-Redhead, E. [3575], Zambia 9904.000 Unknown type material
Hess-Wyss, H. [52/2105], Angola K001009206

First published in Bradea 4: 177 (1985)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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 Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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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