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

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Synonyms: Breweria conglomerata Baker
Seddera conglomerata (Baker) Hallier f.
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Status: Native
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. It is often found on Kalahari sand and serpentine soil.
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.
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.
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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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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., retrieved 27 July 2016

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