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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to Namibia, Madagascar.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Campanulaceae, Mats Thulin (University of Uppsala). Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1976

Morphology General Habit
Annual herbs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, sessile, flat
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences ± leafy, monochasial
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers ± regular, protandrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes (3–)4–5, accrescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla campanulate, (3–)4–5-lobed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens (3–)4–5, free; filament-bases almost linear to broadly dilated, ciliate or glabrous
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary inferior, 2-locular; ovules numerous; style shorter than the corolla, 2-lobed, upper part with pollen-collecting hairs, lower part glabrous or hairy; 2 glands sometimes present at the base of the style-lobes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule thin-walled, indehiscent, tardily opening by the irregular decomposition of the pericarp between the persistent lateral nerves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous; testa sulcate, sometimes with hair-like projections.

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual herbs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, sessile, flat.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences ± leafy, monochasial.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers ± regular, protandrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx–lobes (3)4–5, accrescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla campanulate, (3)4–5–lobed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens (3)4–5, free; filament–bases almost linear to broadly dilated, ciliate or glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Pistil
Ovary inferior, 2–locular; ovules numerous; style shorter than the corolla, 2–lobed, upper part with pollen–colleting hairs, lower part glabrous or hairy; 2 glands sometimes present at the base of the style–lobes.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule thin–walled, indehiscent, tardily opening by the irregular decomposition of the pericarp between the persistent lateral nerves.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds numerous; testa sulcate, sometimes with hair–like projections.

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Caprivi Strip, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Gunillaea Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Not. 127: 166 (1974)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS G: 1-40325.

Literature

Flora Zambesiaca

  • in Bot. Notiser 127: 166 (1974).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • in Bot. Notiser 127: 166 (1974)

Flora Zambesiaca
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