1. Family: Primulaceae Batsch ex Borkh.
    1. Genus: Lysimachia Tourn. ex L.
      1. Lysimachia elegantula (P.Taylor) U.Manns & Anderb.

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

    [FZ]

    Primulaceae, F. K. Kupicha. Flora Zambesiaca 7:1. 1983

    Habit
    Erect perennial herb.
    Stem
    Stems 6–22(30) cm. tall, simple or very sparsely branched, sometimes pink below.
    Leaves
    Leaves 7–10 mm. long, alternate or subopposite, varying from subulate to narrowly obovate with mucronate apex, sessile or very shortly petiolate.
    Flowers
    Flowers on pedicels up to 8 mm. long, arranged in simple or branched terminal racemes; inflorescence open and extending for much of height of plant or forming a dense pyramid at the stem apex.
    Calyx
    Calyx–lobes c. 3–5 mm. long, lanceolate–acuminate.
    Corolla
    Corolla white or pink; lobes 4–4·5 mm. long, narrowly oblong with tridentate apex.
    Stamens
    Stamens 2/3 as long as petals, the filaments white or crimson, slender above, expanded below, here very densely bearded, not connate, adnate to the corolla for c. 0·7 mm.; anthers 0·3–0·5 mm. long, greenish.
    Fruits
    Capsule c. 1·5 mm. in diameter, circumscissile, many–seeded.
    Seeds
    Seeds 0·4–0·5 mm. long.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Zambia, Zaïre

    Lysimachia elegantula (P.Taylor) U.Manns & Anderb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Willdenowia 39: 51 (2009)

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    [A] © 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 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    [B] © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0