Kohautia caespitosa Schnizl.
subsp. brachyloba (Sond.) D. Mantell

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Synonyms: Oldenlandia lasiocarpa (Klotzsch) Hiern
Oldenlandia papillosa K. Schum.
Oldenlandia thymifolia (C. Presl) Kuntze
Oldenlandia welwitschii Hiern
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Status: Native
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Habitat: In open areas, usually on sandy or stony soils, often near seasonally wet places.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: Southern Angola, eastern DRC, southern Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland and, Limpopo, North-West, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 23.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 307. (Includes a picture).

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 105. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 97.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 223.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 88 - 89.


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Flora of Botswana: Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba
Flora of Caprivi: Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba
Flora of Malawi: Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba
Flora of Mozambique: Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba
Flora of Zambia: Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kohautia caespitosa
African Plant Database: Kohautia caespitosa
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Kohautia caespitosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Kohautia caespitosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Kohautia caespitosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Kohautia caespitosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Kohautia caespitosa
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Ispot Southern Africa: Kohautia caespitosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Kohautia caespitosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kohautia caespitosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kohautia caespitosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Kohautia caespitosa
Tropicos: Kohautia caespitosa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Kohautia caespitosa subsp. brachyloba.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154720, retrieved 17 August 2017

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