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  1. Family: Plantaginaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Callitriche L.
      1. Callitriche anisoptera Schotsman

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. DR Congo to Kenya (Mt. Kenya).

    [FTEA]

    Callitrichaceae, Inga Hedberg & Olov Hedberg. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2003

    Habit
    Stem 5–25 cm long, prostrate, mat-forming.
    Leaves
    Leaves spathulate to elliptic, 4–6 mm long and 2–2.5 mm wide, 3–5-veined; petiole 1-veined.
    Flowers
    Flowers solitary, the male with 2 bracteoles; stamens 2–6 mm long, anthers ± 0.5 mm long; style 1.5–3.5 mm long.
    Fruits
    Fruit ± 1.3–1.5 mm long and 1.6–1.8 mm wide, variously and unequally winged with best developed wings in the distal part.
    Pollen
    Pollen reticulum meshes more than twice as wide as the clavae; clavae with a globular surface.
    Figures
    Fig. 1/5–6 (p. 3).
    Habitat
    Along paths and small streams, on mud in bogs; 2900–4000 m
    Distribution
    K4 U2

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Uganda, Zaïre

    Other Data

    Callitriche anisoptera Schotsman appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia 10: 7 (1988)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Schotsman in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris, sér. 4, 10: 7 (1988).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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