Burnatia enneandra (Hochst.) Micheli

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Burnatia enneandra

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Burnatia enneandra

Photo: Bart Wursten
BR

Burnatia enneandra

Photo: Bart Wursten
BR

Burnatia enneandra

Photo: Bart Wursten
BR

Burnatia enneandra

Photo: Bart Wursten
BR

Burnatia enneandra

Photo: Bart Wursten
BR

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Synonyms: Echinodorus schinzii Buchenau
Rautanenia schinzii (Buchenau) Buchenau
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial aquatic herb, up to 1 m tall. Rhizome tuberous, ovoid to globose, up to 2 cm in diameter; roots somewhat fleshy. Leaves submerged or partly emergent with a flattened petiole up to 50 cm long, rarely longer. Lamina linear to more or less narrowly lanceolate, 10-25 cm long, with 3-7 veins from the base. Inflorescences 1-3 on an erect peduncle up to 85 cm long, unisexual on different plants. Male inflorescences up to 40 cm long; female inflorescences up to 15 cm long. Flowers small, whitish, sometimes tinged violet; petals minute or absent in female flowers. Fruit with mostly c. 12 obovoid compressed carpels.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: enneandra: 9-stamened
Habitat: On edges of slow-flowing rivers and streams, shallow lakes, waterholes, dambos and swamps
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1750 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Perennial.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 22 October 2011
Literature:

Carter, S. (1960). Alismataceae Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 13 - 15. (Includes a picture).

Martins, E.S. & Catarino, L. (2009). Alismataceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 4 - 6. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 112.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 179.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Burnatia enneandra.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=103230, retrieved 1 September 2016

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