Anthospermum ternatum Hiern
subsp. randii (S. Moore) Puff

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Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

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Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

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Synonyms: Anthospermum erectum Suess.
Anthospermum randii S. Moore
Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Straggling or erect annual or short-lived perennial herb. Stems up to 1.5 m, simple or branched. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4, oblong-lanceolate, usually with short hairs above and on the midrib below. Flowers in axillary clusters, yellowish-green. Fruit reddish-brown.
Notes: Subsp. ternatum, which has been recorded in the North of Zimbabwe, is a shorter, more erect plant with linear, needle-like leaves, due to the strongly revolute margins, and has fruits, which are more hairy.
Derivation of specific name: ternatum: "in threes", referring to the wholed leaves, though these may occasionally be in whorls of 4.
Habitat: In rocky places and open areas in miombo woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 950 - 2000 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and possibly in Tanzania.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 25 January 2009
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 238.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 71.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 87.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 156 - 157.


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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: Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156600, retrieved 30 June 2016

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