Dierama inyangense Hilliard & B.L. Burtt

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Dierama inyangense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

Dierama inyangense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

Dierama inyangense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

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Synonyms: Dierama pendulum auct.
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Plants singly or in tufts, growing from corms. Stems branched usually with 3 to 6 pendulous flowering spikes. Flowers light to dark purple-pink, crowded together with overlapping bracts. The bract tissue typically fused a solid mass for much of the length.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: inyangense: of the Nyanga (Inyanga) area of the Eastern Highlands
Habitat: In rocky montane grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1650 - 2300 m
Flowering time:Aug - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Restricted to the border mountains of Zimbabwe and Mozambique between Nyanga and Tsetsera.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 21 February 2006
Literature:

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 92.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dierama inyangense
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dierama inyangense
The Plant List (version 1.1): Dierama inyangense
Tropicos: Dierama inyangense


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: Species information: Dierama inyangense.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=115820, retrieved 21 August 2017

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