Hermbstaedtia odorata (Burch.) T. Cooke
var. albi-rosea Suess.

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Hermbstaedtia odorata var. albi-rosea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by rd from Mutare to Birchenough Bridge

Hermbstaedtia odorata var. albi-rosea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by rd from Mutare to Birchenough Bridge

Hermbstaedtia odorata var. albi-rosea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by rd from Mutare to Birchenough Bridge

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Synonyms: Hermbstaedtia elegans Moq.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect perennial herb, up to 60 cm, growing from tuberous rootstock. Stems may be branched and bushy. Leaves linear to narrowly oblanceolate. Inflorescences terminal on stems and branches in elongated spikes. Flowers white, tinged with pink.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: odorata: odorous, fragrant
Habitat: A species of grassland and deciduous woodland and a weed of roadsides, disturbed soils and cultivation.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Friday 11 November 2005
Literature:

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 246. as Hermbstaedtia odorata subsp. odorata (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 21.

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 196. as Hermbstaedtia odorata

Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 43 - 45. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Hermbstaedtia odorata
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hermbstaedtia odorata
Ispot Southern Africa : Hermbstaedtia odorata
JSTOR Plant Science: Hermbstaedtia odorata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hermbstaedtia odorata
Tropicos: Hermbstaedtia odorata
West African Plants database: Hermbstaedtia odorata


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: Hermbstaedtia odorata var. albi-rosea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122100, retrieved 2 July 2016

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