Zaluzianskya tropicalis Hilliard

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Zaluzianskya tropicalis

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Nyamuziwa Falls, Nyanga NP

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Synonyms:
Common names: Drumsticks (English)
Frequency: Locally common in high rainfall areas
Status: Native
Description:
Annual or perennial herb. The flowers with the corolla lobes snow-white on the inside and maroon-purple on the outside, appear to open only at dusk or in poor light.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: tropicalis: of the tropics, tropical
Habitat: Montane and sub-montane grasslands and in Brachystegia woodland
Altitude range: (metres) 1450 - 2500 m
Flowering time:Feb - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 10 March 2007
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 180 - 181. (Includes a picture).


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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
Ispot Southern Africa : Zaluzianskya tropicalis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Zaluzianskya tropicalis
Tropicos: Zaluzianskya tropicalis
West African Plants database: Zaluzianskya tropicalis


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: Zaluzianskya tropicalis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151210, retrieved 28 September 2016

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