Pimpinella huillensis Engl.

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Pimpinella huillensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Pimpinella huillensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Pimpinella huillensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Pimpinella huillensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Pimpinella huillensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

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Synonyms: Pimpinella welwitschii Engl.
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Status: Native
Description:
Biennial or perennial herb up to 1.5 m, with a woody taproot. Basal leaves broadly ovate, rarely shallowly 3-lobed, cordate at the base; margins finely toothed. Petioles very long, up to 20 cm. Leaves higher on the stem sessile, 3-lobed almost to the base; lobes linear with scattered long lobe-like teeth on the margins. Inflorescences much-branched umbels, lateral and terminal. Ultimate umbels c. 10-flowered. Flowers white, petals conspicuously curled in at the apices. Fruit 1-2 mm, ovoid, laterally compressed, hairy.
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Habitat: In open woodland
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1550 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique (possibly also DRC and Tanzania per FZ 4)
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Images last updated: Wednesday 20 June 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 65.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 24.


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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: Pimpinella huillensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143200, retrieved 28 June 2016

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