Afroligusticum linderi (C. Norman) P.J.D. Winter

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Afroligusticum linderi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Afroligusticum linderi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

Afroligusticum linderi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandore peak, Mt Gorongosa

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Synonyms: Peucedanum linderi C. Norman
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Status: Native
Robust perennial herb, 1-3 m tall, with a fleshy rootstock. Stems finely grooved. Leaves large, 50 cm or more, ovate-triangular in outline, 2 to 3 pinnate with ovate-lanceolate leaflets, often deeply divided; margins irregularly serrate. Umbels terminal and lateral, lateral usually exceeding the terminal. Umbel rays 7-13, bracts small, linear, inconspicuous, sometimes absent. Flowers greenish-white. Fruits up to 10 × 9 mm, almost round, strongly dorsiventrally compressed with lateral wings up to 3 mm wide.
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Habitat: In rocky areas in montane grassland
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Friday 29 May 2009

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 63. as Peucedanum linderi

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 610. As Peucedanum linderi

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. As Peucedanum linderi

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 18. as Peucedanum linderi


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Afroligusticum linderi., retrieved 20 January 2018

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