Corrigiola drymarioides Baker f.

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Corrigiola drymarioides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi River downstream from gorge, lower Chimanimani Mts.

Corrigiola drymarioides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi River downstream from gorge, lower Chimanimani Mts.

Corrigiola drymarioides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi River downstream from gorge, lower Chimanimani Mts.

Corrigiola drymarioides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi River downstream from gorge, lower Chimanimani Mts.

Corrigiola drymarioides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi River downstream from gorge, lower Chimanimani Mts.

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Status: Native
Description:
Straggling perennial herb with hairless stems up to 60 cm long. Leaves mostly alternate, rarely subopposite, sessile or very shortly petiolate, elliptic to oblong-ovate, up to 2.5 cm long, somewhat bluish green, hairless; stipules ovate, c. 2.5 mm long, whitish. Inflorescences axillary and terminal, up to 13 cm long, branched and laxly flowered. Flowers on very short pedicels with whitish bracts; sepals greenish,hooded; petals white, smaller than sepals. Fruit ovoid-globose, c. 1.5mm in diameter, slightly 3-sided with a rough surface, enclosed in the persistent perianth.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: drymarioides: resembling Drymaria, another genus in Caryophyllaceae.
Habitat: Margins of submontane forest and rocky places.
Altitude range: (metres) 1155 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Literature:

Harris, T., Darbyshire, I. & Polhill, R. (2011). New species and range extensions from Mt Namuli, Mt Mabu and Mt Chiperone in northern Mozambique Kew Bulletin 66(2) Page 247.

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 22.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 123.

Wild, H. (1960-1). Illecebraceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 361 - 362. Here placed in family Illecebraceae (Includes a picture).


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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: Corrigiola drymarioides.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122970, retrieved 3 December 2016

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