1. Family: Hypericaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Hypericum Tourn. ex L.
      1. Hypericum oligandrum Milne-Redh.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. DR Congo to Caprivi Strip.

    [FZ]

    Guttiferae, N. K. B. Robson. Flora Zambesiaca 1:2. 1961

    Note
    Closely allied to H. scioanum and showing similar variations in habit, but differing in the following characters:
    Stem
    Stems up to 25 cm. long, sometimes becoming almost erect.
    Leaves
    Leaves (2) 3–12 × (1·5) 2–6 mm., usually with an undulate margin.
    Corolla
    Petals 2–3·5 mm. long.
    Stamens
    Stamens c. 12.
    Style
    Styles 4–5, 0·3–0·5 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Fruit capsular, 4–5-valved.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Caprivi Strip, Zambia, Zaïre

    Hypericum oligandrum Milne-Redh. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Milne-Redhead, E. [3399], Zambia K000240079 Unknown type material

    First published in Kew Bull. 3: 454 (1948 publ. 1949)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Robson, N.K.B. (1990). Studies in the genus Hypericum (Guttiferae) 8. Sections 29. Brathys (part 2) and 30. Trigynobrathys Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 20: 1-151.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Robson, N.K.B. (1990). Studies in the genus Hypericum (Guttiferae) 8. Sections 29. Brathys (part 2) and 30. Trigynobrathys Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Botany 20: 1-151.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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