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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Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
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.
Notes:
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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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 245.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 98.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 125 - 126.


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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 30 August 2016

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