Hypoxis parvifolia Baker

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Hypoxis parvifolia

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Mt. Gorongosa, grassland plateau

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Status: Native
Description:
Small perennial herb, usually less than 15 cm tall, growing from a vertical rhizome. Leaves 5-8, arching, usually folded along the length, 3-15 cm long, sparsely bristly-hairy or hairless above; margin and midrib below conspicuously ciliate. Flowers 1-2 in 1-5 inflorescences, usually after the leaves, 12-18 mm in diameter when fully opened, bright yellow.
Notes: Note: Ballings 555 appears to be a first record for Mozambique.
Derivation of specific name: parvifolia: with small leaves
Habitat: Occurring in shallow soils on rock, seepage zones and crevices in rocks.
Altitude range: (metres) 1720 - 2400 m
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Images last updated: Sunday 31 January 2010
Literature:

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 109.


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Flora of Malawi: Hypoxis parvifolia
Flora of Mozambique: Hypoxis parvifolia

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African Plant Database: Hypoxis parvifolia
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Hypoxis parvifolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hypoxis parvifolia
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hypoxis parvifolia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hypoxis parvifolia
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Hypoxis parvifolia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hypoxis parvifolia
Ispot Southern Africa : Hypoxis parvifolia
JSTOR Plant Science: Hypoxis parvifolia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hypoxis parvifolia
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Hypoxis parvifolia
Tropicos: Hypoxis parvifolia
West African Plants database: Hypoxis parvifolia


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: Hypoxis parvifolia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=115570, retrieved 29 June 2016

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