Oldenlandia angolensis K. Schum.
var. angolensis

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Oldenlandia angolensis var. angolensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Oldenlandia angolensis var. angolensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

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Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Annual or short-lived perennial herb. Stems branched at the base. Leaves small, narrowly elliptic to linear-lanceolate. Inflorescences dense subcapitate, terminal and also in leaf axils below the terminal head. Flowers small with corolla white or dull mauve.
Derivation of specific name: angolensis: of Angola
Habitat: In boggy grassland, vleis and riverine marshes.
Altitude range: (metres) 1150 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Cameroon, DRC, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Angola
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
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Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 98.


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Flora of Botswana: Oldenlandia angolensis var. angolensis
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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: Oldenlandia angolensis var. angolensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154860, retrieved 25 May 2016

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