Convolvulus ocellatus Hook.f.
var. plicinervius Verdc.

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Convolvulus ocellatus var. plicinervius

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Convolvulus ocellatus var. plicinervius

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mpinge Pass, Great Dyke

Convolvulus ocellatus var. plicinervius

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mpinge Pass, Great Dyke

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Common names:
Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
Notes: This variety of C. ocellatus has rhomboid or ovate-oblong leaves which are not palmately divided.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In open grassland on serpentine soils
Altitude range: (metres) 1220 - 1615 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: An endemic of the Great Dyke, occurring on both the Northern and Southern parts.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Climber, perennial.
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Images last updated: Thursday 20 December 2012

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 14. SABONET. Pretoria. Page 172.

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 26 - 27.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 136.

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 36.


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

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: Convolvulus ocellatus var. plicinervius., retrieved 28 October 2016

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