Nemesia zimbabwensis Rendle

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Nemesia zimbabwensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr summit of Mt Rukotso

Nemesia zimbabwensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr summit of Mt Rukotso

Nemesia zimbabwensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Upper part of Hill Complex, Great Zimbabwe

Nemesia zimbabwensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Upper part of Hill Complex, Great Zimbabwe

Nemesia zimbabwensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Upper part of Hill Complex, Great Zimbabwe

Nemesia zimbabwensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Upper part of Hill Complex, Great Zimbabwe

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Synonyms: Nemesia montana Norl.
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Erect annual or short-lived perennial herb, up to 65 cm. Stems 4-angled; leaves ovate with serrated margins. Most parts with short white hairs. Flowers in short racemes, white to pale mauve with purple stripes.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: zimbabwensis: of Zimbabwe (but not endemic)
Habitat: In rocky terrain, mostly in montane areas.
Altitude range: (metres) 900 - 2600 m
Flowering time:Jan
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
Growth form(s): Annual, biennial.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Monday 9 July 2012
Literature:

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 78.

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 9 - 11. (Includes a picture).


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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: Nemesia zimbabwensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=150960, retrieved 1 October 2016

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