Turbina holubii (Baker) A. Meeuse

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Turbina holubii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Turbina holubii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Turbina holubii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road from Main Camp to Sinamatella, Hwange NP

Turbina holubii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road from Main Camp to Sinamatella, Hwange NP

Turbina holubii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road from Little Toms to Big Toms, Hwange NP

Turbina holubii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road from Birchenough Bridge-Masvingo Rd to Lake Kyle Recreational Park entrance gate

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Synonyms: Ipomoea holubii Baker
Ipomoea rhodesiana Rendle
Rivea holubii (Baker) Hall. f.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Much-branched, many-stemmed deciduous shrub, up to 2.5 m. Leaves ovate-cordate to almost circular with silvery hairs on both surfaces, particularly below. Inflorescences 1-5-flowered, axillary. Flowers mauve or pink, usually darker in the centre; white flowered plants occur rarely.
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Habitat: In rocky soil in woodland, grassland and along roadsides.
Altitude range: (metres) 900 - 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 2 November 2005
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 271.

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 124 - 125.

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 56. (Includes a picture).

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 100, plates 135. 136 & 137

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 50. Ipomoea holubii


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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: Turbina holubii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=148140, retrieved 11 December 2016

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