Brachystelma chloranthum (Schltr.) Peckover

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Brachystelma chloranthum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

Brachystelma chloranthum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

Brachystelma chloranthum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

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Synonyms: Tenaris chlorantha Schltr.
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Slender perennial herb, growing from a large cup-shaped tuber. Leaves linear, opposite. Flowers in few-flowered clusters; corolla lobes linear, greenish-yellow.
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,S
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Literature:

Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Asclepiadaceae Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants Springer-Verlag Page 25.

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 19.


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African Plant Database: Brachystelma chloranthum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Brachystelma chloranthum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachystelma chloranthum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Brachystelma chloranthum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brachystelma chloranthum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Brachystelma chloranthum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Brachystelma chloranthum
Ispot Southern Africa : Brachystelma chloranthum
JSTOR Plant Science: Brachystelma chloranthum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachystelma chloranthum
Tropicos: Brachystelma chloranthum
West African Plants database: Brachystelma chloranthum


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: Brachystelma chloranthum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147090, retrieved 6 December 2016

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