Rivina humilis L.

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Rivina humilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ewanrigg

Rivina humilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ewanrigg

Rivina humilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Aerodrome Rd, Mutare

Rivina humilis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Aerodrome Rd, Mutare

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Synonyms:
Common names: Bloodberry (English)
Frequency: Local
Status: Introduced
Description:
Shrubby perennial herb. Leaves alternate, elliptic to ovate, pubescent particularly along the veins. Flowers in long terminal and axillary racemes, small white, cream or pinkish. Fruit consisting of small bright red berries.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: humilis: low-growing or dwarf
Habitat: Found along river margins and in shady areas in grassland, particularly in disturbed places.
Altitude range: (metres) 550 - 1300 m
Flowering time:Sep - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Native to tropical and subtropical America.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 20 August 2006
Literature:

Stannard, B.L. (1988). Phytolaccaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 169 - 170. (Includes a picture).


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Flora of Mozambique: Rivina humilis
Flora of Zambia: Rivina humilis
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Rivina humilis

External websites:

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


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: Rivina humilis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122680, retrieved 25 September 2016

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