Mollugo cerviana (L.) Ser.
var. spathulifolia Fenzl

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Mollugo cerviana var. spathulifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Mollugo cerviana var. spathulifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Mollugo cerviana var. spathulifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

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Synonyms: Mollugo spathulifolia (Fenzl) Dinter
Mollugo umbellata (Forssk.) Ser.
Pharnaceum umbellatum Forssk.
Common names:
Status: Native
See var. cerviana for general description details. This variety differs in having the basal leaves obovate, oblanceolate or spathulate and the inflorescences pedunculate.
Derivation of specific name: spathulifolia: with spoon-shaped, (spathulate) leaves.
Habitat: In wooded savannas, on sandy river banks, along roadsides and in cultivated ground.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 650 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in Old World tropics.
Zimbabwe distribution: S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 4 May 2008

Gonçalves, M.L. (1978). Molluginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 542.

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 15. under Aizoaceae


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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Mollugo cerviana
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Tropicos: Mollugo cerviana

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Mollugo cerviana var. spathulifolia., retrieved 22 January 2018

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