Seddera suffruticosa (Schinz) Hallier f.
var. hirsutissima Hallier f.

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Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

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Synonyms: Breweria conglomerata Baker
Seddera conglomerata (Baker) Hallier f.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
See var. suffruticosa for general description. This variety is distinguished by being much more densely hairy, especially on the inflorescences. The plant is usually more robust with larger leaves.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: suffruticosa: a suffrutex, shrubby plant, woody at the base, regrowing annually from a strong perennial underground base.
hirsutissima: very densely hairy.
Habitat: It is often found on Kalahari sand and serpentine soil.
Altitude range: (metres) 200 - 930 m
Flowering time:Oct - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,S
Growth form(s): Perennial, shrub under 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Thursday 11 August 2016
Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 17 - 19.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 51.


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Flora of Botswana: Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima
Flora of Mozambique: Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

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


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: Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147220, retrieved 4 December 2016

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