Veronica javanica Blume

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Veronica javanica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba Botanic Gardens

Veronica javanica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Chalet 2, Chirinda Forest

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Frequency: Frequent in the E Highlands
Low, decumbent annual herb with opposite serrate leaves The flowers are very small and short-lived, white to pale blue.
Derivation of specific name: javanica: of Java
Habitat: On forest edges, in clearings. Also recorded as a weed of gardens and cultivation.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
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Images last updated: Saturday 29 July 2006

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 81 - 82. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Veronica javanica
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Veronica javanica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Veronica javanica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Veronica javanica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Veronica javanica
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Veronica javanica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Veronica javanica
Ispot Southern Africa : Veronica javanica
JSTOR Plant Science: Veronica javanica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Veronica javanica
Tropicos: Veronica javanica
West African Plants database: Veronica javanica

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: Veronica javanica., retrieved 2 December 2016

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