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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.
Craterocapsa congesta

[FZ]

Campanulaceae, M. Thulin. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx–lobes 5, united at the base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla funnel–shaped, 5–lobed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5, free; filament–bases dilated, ciliate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary inferior, (2–)3–locular with very delicate septa; ovules numerous; style thickened at the base or encircled by a fleshy disk, (2–)3–lobed at the apex, upper part with pollen–collecting hairs.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule dehiscing by an apical lid, unilocular at maturity.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous, ellipsoid, ± trigonuos.
Morphology General Habit
Perennial prostrate herbs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate or sometimes opposite, sessile or almost so.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers single or few together, terminal or appearing lateral, sessile or shortly pedicelled.

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

Craterocapsa Hilliard & B.L.Burtt appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edinburgh 32: 314 (1973)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Notes Roy. Bot. Gard. Edin. 32: 314 (1973).

Flora Zambesiaca
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0