Jamesbrittenia fodina (Wild) Hilliard

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Jamesbrittenia fodina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Jamesbrittenia fodina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

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Synonyms: Sutera fodina Wild
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Status: Native
Erect much-branched perennial subshrub, up to 1 m. All parts with glandular hairs. Leaves small, oblong-elliptic with supressed venation above; margin deeply crenate, markedly revolute. Flowers in short, terminal racemes. Corolla white with yellow to orange throat.
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Habitat: Endemic to the serpentine soils of the Great Dyke, where it is often associated with disturbed soils and road sides.
Altitude range: (metres) 1200 - 1680 m
Flowering time:Nearly all months
Worldwide distribution: Great Dyke, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,S
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 31 - 32. As Sutera fodina


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African Plant Database: Jamesbrittenia fodina
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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: Jamesbrittenia fodina.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151120, retrieved 24 October 2016

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