Sclerochiton harveyanus Nees

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Sclerochiton harveyanus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba.

Sclerochiton harveyanus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Road from Swynnerton Memorial to main road, Chirinda Forest

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Synonyms:
Common names: Blue-lips (English)
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Scrambling shrub, occasionally a small multi-stemmed tree. The small fruits are beaked capsules, splitting into 5 valves, ejecting the seeds.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Understorey of evergreen submontane forest.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Dec - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Literature:

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 20.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 274.


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African Plant Database: Sclerochiton harveyanus
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sclerochiton harveyanus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Sclerochiton harveyanus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sclerochiton harveyanus
Ispot Southern Africa : Sclerochiton harveyanus
JSTOR Plant Science: Sclerochiton harveyanus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sclerochiton harveyanus
Tropicos: Sclerochiton harveyanus
West African Plants database: Sclerochiton harveyanus


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: Sclerochiton harveyanus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=153780, retrieved 31 July 2016

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