Stellaria mannii Hook. f.

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Stellaria mannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forested slopes between Nhandore peak and Nhamassa River, Mt Gorongosa, Mozambique

Stellaria mannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forested slopes between Nhandore peak and Nhamassa River, Mt Gorongosa, Mozambique

Stellaria mannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forested slopes between Nhandore peak and Nhamassa River, Mt Gorongosa, Mozambique

Stellaria mannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forested slopes between Nhandore peak and Nhamassa River, Mt Gorongosa, Mozambique

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Status: Native
Description:
Weak procumbent or ascending herb. Leaves up to 4.5 × 3 cm, ovate, with scattered glandular hairs on both surfaces; petiole up to 2.5 cm. Flowers in lax terminal inflorescences, densely glandular hairy. Petals white, bifid c. 1/3 down. Capsule spherical, opening at the apex into 6 valves.
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Habitat: On the forest floor in evergreen forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Cameroon, DRC, Sao Tome, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe. Also in Madagascar.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Friday 26 October 2007
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 125. (Includes a picture).


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Stellaria mannii
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West African Plants database: Stellaria mannii


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: Stellaria mannii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123240, retrieved 31 July 2016

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