x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'

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x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'

Photo: Mark Hyde
7, Pringle Road, Greendale, Harare

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Description: This is a naturally occurring hybrid between Ruttya ovata and Ruspolia australis, which is commonly found in cultivation. A detailed account of this species may be found online in Smithies (2012).
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Derivation of specific name: The cultivar name honours Mrs Phyllis van Heerden who found the hybrid in 1957 in Wylliespoort, in the Soutpansberg.
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Worldwide distribution: Confined in the wild to the Soutpansberg (Northern Province of South Africa).
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Image last updated: Thursday 5 January 2017
Literature:

Smithies, S.J. (2012). x Ruttyruspolia ‘Phyllis van Heerden' A.Meeuse & de Wet South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria. Published on the Internet: http://www.plantzafrica.com/plantqrs/ruttyruspolia_phyllisvanheerden.htm accessed 5 January 2017

Other sources of information about x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden':

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
Flora Zambesiaca web site: x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
Ispot Southern Africa: x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
JSTOR Plant Science: x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
Kew Herbarium catalogue: x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
The Plant List (version 1.1): x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'
Tropicos: x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: x Ruttyruspolia 'Phyllis van Heerden'.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=163200, retrieved 15 December 2017

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