Paederia bojeriana (A.Rich.) Drake
subsp. foetens (Hiern) Verdc.

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Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path from Chitengo to Pungwe River, Gorongosa National Park.

Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path from Chitengo to Pungwe River, Gorongosa National Park.

Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park.

Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park.

Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near rim of Nhagutua Gorge, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma

Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near rim of Nhagutua Gorge, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma

Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near rim of Nhagutua Gorge, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma

Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near rim of Nhagutua Gorge, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma

Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road road from Chitengo to Pungwe River, Gorongosa National Park

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Synonyms: Lecontea bojeriana A. Rich.
Paederia foetens (Hiern) K. Schum.
Siphomeris foetens Hiern
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Vigorous climber with an unpleasant smell. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3. elliptic to ovate, grey-green, densely velvety, particularly below; petiole up to 15 cm long, velvety. Flowers in axillary many flowered heads on long peduncles, whitish to pale creamy-yellow. Fruit compressed ellipsoid, c. 12 mm long, yellowish to brownish, crowned by the persistent calyx lobes.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In scrub, woodland and forest margins, often in riverine areas
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1100 m
Flowering time:Apr - May
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Climber, liane.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Friday 22 May 2009
Literature:

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 64 - 65. (Includes a picture).


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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: Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156550, retrieved 31 August 2016

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