Cerastium glomeratum Thuill.

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Cerastium glomeratum

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Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Synonyms:
Common names: Sticky mouse-ear (English)
Frequency: Locally common in the E division, rare or absent elsewhere.
Status: Introduced
Description:
Annual herb to 30 cm, glandular-hairy at least above. Leaves: basal oblanceolate to obovate, stem leaves sessile, broadly ovate or elliptic-ovate, with long silky hairs. Petals about equalling or shorter than the sepals, white, apex 2-fid for up to 1/4 of the petal length.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: glomeratum: clustered
Habitat: Weed of gardens and lawns, requiring well-watered gardens outside the E Highlands.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Mainly Jun - Aug
Worldwide distribution: Cosmopolitan temperate and tropical weed.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
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African Plant Database: Cerastium glomeratum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cerastium glomeratum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cerastium glomeratum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cerastium glomeratum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cerastium glomeratum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Cerastium glomeratum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cerastium glomeratum
Ispot Southern Africa : Cerastium glomeratum
JSTOR Plant Science: Cerastium glomeratum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cerastium glomeratum
Tropicos: Cerastium glomeratum
West African Plants database: Cerastium glomeratum


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: Cerastium glomeratum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=123260, retrieved 29 May 2016

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