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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Uganda to S. Africa.
Zaluzianskya microsiphon

[FZ]

Scrophulariaceae, D. Philcox. Flora Zambesiaca 8:2. 1990

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs, subviscid, turning black on drying.
Morphology Stem
Stems erect or ascending, simple or branched, sometimes cushion- or mat-forming, becoming woody at base and into tap-root with crown often bearing many vegetative buds or not.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, or alternate above, simple, dentate or entire.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers in terminal spikes or occasionally axillary, bracteate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 5-toothed, bilabiate, oblong to tubular-ovoid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 5-lobed, tubular with tube greatly exceeding calyx, often splitting at base, regular or bilabiate; lobes shorter than tube, subequal or not, entire, emarginate or bifid.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Filaments short, inserted near apex of tube; anthers unithecal by confluence, anterior pair smaller or sterile. Stamens 4, didynamous or rarely 2 by abortion of anterior pair, posterior pair usually included.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary bilocular; style filiform, entire, somewhat clavate at apex; ovules numerous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule ovoid-oblong, septicidally bivalved.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or perennial herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple, toothed or entire; lower leaves opposite; upper leaves usually alternate
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a terminal spike or more rarely flowers axillary
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Bract adnate to calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx bilabiate or 5-lobed, 5-ribbed, sometimes 2- or 5-winged, persistent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla bilabiate, 2–3-toothed or lobed or regularly 5-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 4 and didynamous, or unusually 2 or 5, inserted near the apex of the corolla tube or mouth; filaments decurrent to base of tube forming a channel for the style; anthers monothecal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium
Ovary 2-locular with a conspicuous terete gland or a small globose swelling at the base; ovules many; stigma often exserted
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule septicidal
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds obscurely angled.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe

Zaluzianskya F.W.Schmidt appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Neue Selt. Pfl.: 11 (1793)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6 Scientific Data 8: 215.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Neue Selt. Pflanzen: 11 (1793) nom. conserv. non Zaluzianskia Necker.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Hilliard, Rev. Manuleae: 460 (1994), nom. cons., non Zaluzianskia Necker
  • Neue U. Selt. Pfl.: 11 (1783)
  • Walpers, Repert. Sp. Nov.: 3: 306)

Flora Zambesiaca
Flora Zambesiaca
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Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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 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 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