Gomphostigma virgatum (L.f.) Baill.

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Gomphostigma virgatum

Photo: Arthur Murray Harmsworth
Mshagashe river, just below the weir close to Mshagashe waterworks/S.P.C.A. Masvingo.

Gomphostigma virgatum

Photo: Arthur Murray Harmsworth
Mshagashe river, just below the weir close to Mshagashe waterworks/S.P.C.A. Masvingo.

Gomphostigma virgatum

Photo: Arthur Murray Harmsworth
Mshagashe river, just below the weir close to Mshagashe waterworks/S.P.C.A. Masvingo.

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Synonyms: Gomphostigma scorpoides Turcz.
Sopubia leposa S. Moore
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Derivation of specific name: virgatum: twiggy
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 19.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 268.

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983). Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 344 - 345. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 41.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Gomphostigma virgatum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144500, retrieved 13 December 2017

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