Kohautia subverticillata (K. Schum.) D. Mantell
subsp. subverticillata

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images

Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chiyire R. bridge, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chiyire R. bridge, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chiyire R. bridge, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Masuma Dam, Hwange National Park

Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Masuma Dam, Hwange National Park

Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Kohautia lasiocarpa var. xerophila (Schinz) Bremek.
Oldenlandia subverticillata K. Schum.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect annual herb, often slender and unbranched but may be much-branched up to 60 cm tall. Leaves linear-lanceolate; margins often revolute. Flowers in pairs at the nodes, whitish or yellowish green. Fruit a subspherical capsule, crowned with the triangular remains of the calyx lobes. Most parts of the plant papillose.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: subverticillata: almost or partly whorled
Habitat: In sandy and stony soils in grassland and open woodland, disturbed areas and roadsides.
Altitude range: (metres) 480 - 1750 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: From Burundi and Tanzania, South to Angola, Namibia and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Images last updated: Friday 2 September 2011
Literature:

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 109. (Includes a picture).

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


Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Other sources of information about Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata
Flora of Caprivi: Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata
Flora of Malawi: Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata
Flora of Mozambique: Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata
Flora of Zambia: Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

External websites:

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


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: Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154770, retrieved 24 May 2016

Site software last modified: 15 January 2016 10:17am (GMT +2)
Terms of use