Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl
subsp. viscosum
var. krausii Friedr.

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Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

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Synonyms: Limeum natalense Schellenb.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
This variety differs from var. viscosum and var. dubium by the narrowly lanceolate or narrowly oblanceolate leaves, usually 3-7.5 times as long as wide, and the pedicels up to 6 mm long.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: viscosum: viscid, sticky
Habitat: It is mostly found in open areas in mopane woodland and along roadsides, often in moist places and sandy soils.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: (this variety) Botswana, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Thursday 9 April 2015
Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1978). Molluginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 530 - 531.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 406. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Limeum viscosum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Limeum viscosum
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Ispot Southern Africa : Limeum viscosum
JSTOR Plant Science: Limeum viscosum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Limeum viscosum
Tropicos: Limeum viscosum
West African Plants database: Limeum viscosum


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: Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122830, retrieved 30 September 2016

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