Jamesbrittenia micrantha (Klotzsch) Hilliard

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Jamesbrittenia micrantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
By old road, Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Jamesbrittenia micrantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
By old road, Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Jamesbrittenia micrantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Shashe Wilderness Camp to the National Parks office

Jamesbrittenia micrantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Shashe Wilderness Camp to the National Parks office

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Synonyms: Chaenostoma micranthum (Klotzsch) Engl.
Sutera bolusii Hiern
Sutera fissifolia S. Moore
Sutera micrantha sensu Philcox in FZ p.p.
Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Erect, or prostrate perennial herb, often somewhat scrambling. All parts glandular hairy. Leaves ovate-oblong, pinnatifid-lobed; margins sometimes finely crenate-serrate. Short petioles narrowly winged. Flowers in terminal racemes or solitary in the leaf axils. Corolla small (tube 3.8-5 mm), yellow.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: micrantha: small-flowered
Habitat: Along riverbanks and seasonally dry riverbeds, also as a weed of cultivation.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1550 m
Flowering time:All year
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania south to South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 29 - 30. As Sutera micrantha

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 103.


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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 micrantha.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151160, retrieved 25 September 2016

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