Eustegia filiformis (Thunb.) Schult.
  • Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 6: 120 (1820) 


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Morphology

Branches usually decumbent, 2-6 in. long, puberulous on one side; leaves 1/2-1 1/2 in. long, filiform, linear-filiform, filiform-hastate or rarely linear-hastate, glabrous or with a thin minute pubescence or a few small scattered hairs; umbels 4-8-flowered; peduncles 1/4-1 3/4 in. long, puberulous on one side; pedicels 1 1/2-2 lin. long, puberulous; sepals 3/4-1 lin. long, about 1/2 lin. broad, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, acute or obtuse, glabrous; corolla-lobes spreading, 1 1/2-1 3/4 lin. long, 2/3-3/4 lin. broad, oblong, obtuse, with more or less revolute margins, glabrous on both sides, apparently olive-green; corona-lobes apparently white; lobes of the outer series 1 lin. long, simple, narrowly oblong-linear, often bifid or emarginate at the apex, gibbous or thickened on the inner face; lobes of the middle series divided nearly to the base into 3 segments 3/4-1 1/4 lin. long, rising to the level of the apex of the style or exceeding it, the middle segment linear, with a compressed gibbosity or thickened keel at the middle, sometimes nearly obliterated in dried specimens, the lateral usually linear, without auriculate inflexed sides at the base; lobes of the inner series 2/3-3/4 lin. long, entire, narrowly oblong-linear or linear-lanceolate, subacute or obtuse, with the tips pressed against the basal part of the style-apex, which is either stout and oblong or ovoid-oblong, or more slender, much elongated or narrowly conical, and apparently angular, produced about 3/4 lin. beyond the very short erect rounded anther-appendages; staminal column 1/2 lin. long.

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    Distribution

    Coast Region: Clanwilliam Div.; between Pakhuis and Clanwilliam, Cederberg Range, near Olifants River; Piquetberg Div.: between Piquetberg Mountain and Kruis; Malmesbury Div.: Zwartland, near Hopefleld, Krantzfontein; Tulbagh or Ceres Div.: Tulbagh Kloof, near Ceres; Cape Div.: near Cape Town, near Camps Bay, beyond Maitland Station; Paarl Div.: between Paarl and Simons Berg. Western Region: Little Namaqualand: Kamiesberg Range, between Leliefontein and Krakkeel Kraal, and at Riet Kloof.

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