Tinnea rhodesiana S. Moore

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Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
At Lay-by near along Birchenough Bridge to Masvingo road

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
At Lay-by near along Birchenough Bridge to Masvingo road

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Jamanda Wilderness Area, Mahenye

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Jamanda Wilderness Area, Mahenye

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Jamanda Wilderness Area, Mahenye

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Jamanda Wilderness Area, Mahenye

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Status: Native
Description:
Much-branched shrubby perennial, up to 1.5 m. Stems and branches covered in minute velvety hairs. Leaves opposite, ovate-lanceolate, dark green above, paler below, gland-dotted. Flowers pendulous, strongly scented. Calyx bell-shaped; corolla dark purple-brown, velvety on the outside; lip broadly 3-lobed. Fruit encased in the inflated remains of the calyx.
Notes: See Tinnea zambesiaca for comparison.
Derivation of specific name: rhodesiana: of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe, or sometimes Zambia)
Habitat: In dry open woodland, often on stony ground.
Altitude range: (metres) 450 - 1500 m
Flowering time:Nov - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Angola, northern Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Monday 28 December 2015
Literature:

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 576 - 577. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 272.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 80.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 216.


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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tinnea rhodesiana
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Ispot Southern Africa : Tinnea rhodesiana
JSTOR Plant Science: Tinnea rhodesiana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tinnea rhodesiana
Tropicos: Tinnea rhodesiana
West African Plants database: Tinnea rhodesiana


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: Tinnea rhodesiana.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149160, retrieved 26 May 2016

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