Hebenstretia angolensis Rolfe

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Hebenstretia angolensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Nyakupinga R bridge, by Juliasdale to Mutare rd

Hebenstretia angolensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Nyakupinga R bridge, by Juliasdale to Mutare rd

Hebenstretia angolensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road above lake-filled open mine, Mt Buchwa

Hebenstretia angolensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road above lake-filled open mine, Mt Buchwa

Hebenstretia angolensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road above lake-filled open mine, Mt Buchwa

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Synonyms: Hebenstretia bequaertii De Wild.
Hebenstretia rariflora A. Terrac.
Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Much-branched perennial herb, up to 1.5 m. Leaves along the stems, linear; margins usually entire, rarely faintly toothed. Inflorescences in many-flowered terminal spikes. Flowers white with a brownish-orange throat. This species is somewhat similar to H. comosa, which usually has simple branches growing from a prostrate stem.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: angolensis: of Angola
Habitat: Grassland in areas with high rainfall.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 2600 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: NE and East Africa and southwards to South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Thursday 12 May 2016
Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 158 - 159. as Hebenstretia dentata (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 270. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 110. as Hebenstretia dentata

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 79. In Selaginaceae

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 163 - 164. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 98.

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

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 177.


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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: Hebenstretia angolensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151530, retrieved 25 September 2016

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