1. Family: Primulaceae Batsch ex Borkh.
    1. Genus: Lysimachia Tourn. ex L.
      1. Lysimachia rhodesica (R.E.Fr.) U.Manns & Anderb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tanzania to N. Zambia.

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Erect annual herb 6–20 cm. tall.
    Stem
    Stems reddish, simple or branched above.
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 7 mm. long, alternate, filiform to subulate.
    Flowers
    Flowers in terminal racemes, on pedicels up to 10 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx–lobes 2–2·5 mm. long, lanceolate.
    Corolla
    Corolla c. 3 mm. long, deep pink, the lobes oblong–elliptic with rounded or mucronate apex.
    Stamens
    Stamens c. 1/2 as long as petals; filaments slender above, expanded below, not connate, adnate to corolla for 0·5 mm., glabrous; lower part of corolla–tube usually with conspicuous red granules; anthers 0·2 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Fruit c. 1·5 mm. in diameter, many–seeded, circumscissile.
    Seeds
    Seed 0·3–0·4 mm. long.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania, Zambia

    Lysimachia rhodesica (R.E.Fr.) U.Manns & Anderb. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Willdenowia 39: 52 (2009)

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1983). Flora Zambesiaca 7(1): 1-394. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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