Rothmannia manganjae (Hiern) Keay

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Rothmannia manganjae

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden, Harare

Rothmannia manganjae

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden, Harare

Rothmannia manganjae

Photo: Mark Hyde
National Botanic Garden, Harare

Rothmannia manganjae

Photo: Rob Burrett
National Botanic Garden, Harare

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Synonyms: Gardenia manganjae Hiern
Common names: Scented bells (English)
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Shrub or small tree, to 12 m. Leaves opposite, narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, glossy green, glabrous; margin wavy; domatia present but small. Flowers strongly and sweetly scented, usually solitary. Calyx glabrous to glabrescent. Corolla white with reddish-purple markings. Fruit 2-4 cm, spherical, blackish when ripe.
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Habitat: In low to mid-altitude forests and associated woodland
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Sep - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Kenya and Tanzania south to Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 30 August 2006

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 656 - 657.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 275.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 168.


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Flora of Malawi: Rothmannia manganjae
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Flora of Zambia: Rothmannia manganjae
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Rothmannia manganjae

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African Plant Database: Rothmannia manganjae
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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: Rothmannia manganjae., retrieved 28 October 2016

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