Camptorrhiza strumosa (Baker) Oberm.

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Camptorrhiza strumosa

Photo: Penny English
Near the hide at Shumba, Hwange National Park.

Camptorrhiza strumosa

Photo: Penny English
Near Towa airstrip, Matabeleland South

Camptorrhiza strumosa

Photo: Penny English
Near Towa airstrip, Matabeleland South

Camptorrhiza strumosa

Photo: Penny English
Near Towa airstrip, Matabeleland South

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Synonyms: Camptorrhiza flexuosa (Baker) Sterling
Camptorrhiza junodii (Schinz) Sterling
Camptorrhiza schlechteri (Engl.) E. Phillips
Iphigenia dinteri Dammer
Iphigenia flexuosa Baker
Iphigenia guineensis Baker
Iphigenia junodii Schinz
Iphigenia junodii Schinz
Iphigenia schlechteri Engl.
Iphigenia strumosa Baker
Iphigeniopsis flexuosa (Baker) Buxb.
Iphigeniopsis junodii (Schinz) Buxb.
Iphigeniopsis schlechteri (Engl.) Buxb.
Iphigeniopsis strumosa (Baker) Buxb.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb up to 40 cm high, growing from a small ovoid corm, attached to a knee-shaped tuber. Leaves several to numerous along the stem, narrowly linear, 7-14 cm long, folded, grading into small bracts. Flowers leaf-opposed on pedicels 2-3 cm long, greenish, yellow-green or brownish, usually with deep purple swellings at the base of the stamens. Capsule pendent, globose or pear-shaped, 1-2 cm long.
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Habitat: On sandy soils in dry woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E,S
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Images last updated: Friday 20 November 2015
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 53 - 54. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 121.

La Croix, I. (2009). Colchicaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 193 - 195. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 86.

Maroyi, A (2002). Colchicaceae in Zimbabwe Kirkia 18(1) Page 9.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 117.


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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: Camptorrhiza strumosa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=113140, retrieved 29 August 2016

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