Hermannia glanduligera K. Schum.

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Hermannia glanduligera

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West (2nd stop), by main Mutare to Birchenough Bridge rd

Hermannia glanduligera

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West (2nd stop), by main Mutare to Birchenough Bridge rd

Hermannia glanduligera

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West (2nd stop), by main Mutare to Birchenough Bridge rd

Hermannia glanduligera

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chipote, Mahenye, Ndowoyo CL.

Hermannia glanduligera

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chipote, Mahenye, Ndowoyo CL.

Hermannia glanduligera

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chipote, Mahenye, Ndowoyo CL.

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Synonyms: Hermannia cyclophylla K. Schum.
Hermannia inamoena K. Schum.
Hermannia nyasica Baker
Hermannia viscosa sensu auct.
Hermannia viscosa var. randii Baker f.
Common names: Mutawambebya (Tonga: Zimbabwe)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Subshrubby perennial, up to 1 m. All parts with simple, stellate and glandular hairs. Leaves mostly lanceolate with serrate margins. Flowers solitary in the upper leaf axils. Petals pink to red, rarely whitish. Fruit an oblong-obovoid capsule, densely glandular with short spreading horns at the apex.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: glanduligera: bearing glands.
Habitat: Along river banks and open woodland in dry areas, also as a weed of cultivation.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana Namibia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Northern South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Thursday 29 January 2015
Literature:

Fabian, A. & Germishuizen, G. (1997). Wild Flowers of Northern South Africa. Fernwood Press, Vlaeburg. Pages 260 - 261. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 142. (Includes a picture).

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 80.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 75.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 107.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 226.

Wild, H. (1960-1). Sterculiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 544 - 546. (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: Hermannia glanduligera.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=139930, retrieved 1 July 2016

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