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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

Morphology General Habit
Stem 5–25 cm long, prostrate, mat-forming.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves spathulate to elliptic, 4–6 mm long and 2–2.5 mm wide, 3–5-veined; petiole 1-veined.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology 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.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers 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

Native to:

Kenya, Uganda, Zaïre

Callitriche anisoptera Schotsman appears in other Kew resources:

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

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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