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This species is accepted, and its native range is Angola to W. Zambia.

[FZ]

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

Type
Type:Zambia, 25 km from Mwinilunga on road to Kalene Hill, Brummitt, Chisumpa & Polhill 13954 (K, holotype; NDO; SRGH; UPS).
Habit
A slender, erect, perennial herb, sometimes rooting at the lower nodes A slender, erect, perennial herb, sometimes rooting at the lower nodes.
Stem
Stems reddish-brown, branched, glabrous Stems reddish-brown, branched, glabrous.
Ocrea
Ocrea (0.7)0.9–1.8(2.5) cm long, acute or subacute at the apex, with short hairs along the veins and a basal ring of reflexed bristles Ocrea (0.7)0.9–1.8(2.5) cm long, acute or subacute at the apex, with short hairs along the veins and a basal ring of reflexed bristles.
Flowers
Flowers pedicellate, inserted singly, surrounded by short bracts and arranged in a long, very lax, slender, pedunculate panicle; bracts 2–3(3.5) mm long, ovate to orbiculate, scarious, sometimes with an acuminate apex, surface glabrous, ciliate at the margin; peduncle up to 6 cm long, eglandular Flowers pedicellate, inserted singly, surrounded by short bracts and arranged in a long, very lax, slender, pedunculate panicle; bracts 2–3(3.5) mm long, ovate to orbiculate, scarious, sometimes with an acuminate apex, surface glabrous, ciliate at the margin; peduncle up to 6 cm long, eglandular.
Perianth
Perianth white with purple to pinkish-mauve tips, 3–3.5 mm long, eglandular, with 5 lobes longer than the tube, unequal, the 2 external lobes c. 1.8 mm wide, broadly ovate, the 3 internal lobes c. 1 mm wide, lanceolate, both with rounded, obtuse apex Perianth white with purple to pinkish-mauve tips, 3–3.5 mm long, eglandular, with 5 lobes longer than the tube, unequal, the 2 external lobes c. 1.8 mm wide, broadly ovate, the 3 internal lobes c. 1 mm wide, lanceolate, both with rounded, obtuse apex.
Stamens
Stamens 8, unequal in length, included in the perianth; filaments up to c. 2.5 mm long, filiform; anthers white, 0.3 × 0.4 mm long Stamens 8, unequal in length, included in the perianth; filaments up to c. 2.5 mm long, filiform; anthers white, 0.3 × 0.4 mm long.
Ovary
Ovary 1.25 × 0.75 mm; styles 3, c. 1 mm long, united for half their length
Fruits
Nut (immature) c. 2 × 1.5 mm, trigonous. Nut (immature) c. 2 × 1.5 mm, ?trigonous.
Ecology
Grassy dambo and in swamp; 1390 m.
Distribution
Also in Angola and probably in Uganda and Tanzania. ZAM W Zambia
Pistil
Ovary 1.25 × 0.75 mm; styles 3, c. 1 mm long, united for half their length.
Leaves
Leaf lamina dull green, (2)4–7(10) × (0.4)0.5–0.7(1.4) cm, linear-lanceolate, acute at the apex, sagittate at the base with basal lobes up to 1 cm long, glabrous; petiole up to 1 cm long, sometimes with several reflexed bristles. Leaf lamina dull green, (2)4–7(10) × (0.4)0.5–0.7(1.4) cm, linear-lanceolate, acute at the apex, sagittate at the base with basal lobes up to 1 cm long, glabrous; petiole up to 1 cm long, sometimes with several reflexed bristles

Native to:

Angola, Zambia

Persicaria nogueirae S.Ortiz & Paiva appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1998 Brummitt, R. [13954], Zambia K000244079 holotype

First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 131: 168 (1999)

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

  • Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 131: 168 (1999).

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.

Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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