Buddleja pulchella N.E. Br.

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Buddleja pulchella

Photo: Mark Hyde
Diana's Vow

Buddleja pulchella

Photo: Mark Hyde
Diana's Vow

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Common names: Climbing buddleja (English)
Status: Native
Shrub, sometimes climbing, to 10 m or more. Stipules 0. Leaves opposite or subopposite, petiolate, entire but sometimes lobed; veins obscure. Inflorescence a lax panicle. Corolla white to pale orange with a darker orange or yellow throat; tube 3.7 to 6.5 times length of the lobes. Stamens included. Fruit a capsule. Seeds sometimes minutely winged.
Notes: In addition to the Diana's Vow records, this plant has only been recorded in Zimbabwe from the Mutare area and the Vumba.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Amongst granite boulders and climbing in montane forest.
Altitude range: (metres) 1370 - 1585 m
Flowering time:Jun - Aug
Worldwide distribution: Eastern tropical Africa and eastern South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
Growth form(s): Climber, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Images last updated: Friday 20 October 2006

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


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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: Buddleja pulchella.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144550, retrieved 25 May 2016

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