Oldenlandia capensis L.f.
var. pleiosepala Bremek.

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Synonyms: Karamyschewia hedyotoides Fisch. & Mey.
Oldenlandia hedyotoides (Fisch. & Mey.) Boiss.
Theyodes octodon A. Rich.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
This variety differs from var. capensis by the larger number (5-8) of calyx lobes.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
Habitat: In seasonally flooded river banks, edges of dams and vleis, often on bare muddy soils in grassland, on riverine rocks, in woodland or as a weed in moist gardens.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1200 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in Africa, Madagascar and Asia as far as Iran and Azerbaydzhan.
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Literature:

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 139 - 140.


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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 capensis var. pleiosepala.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154890, retrieved 3 December 2016

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