Otiophora inyangana N.E. Br.
subsp. parvifolia (Verdc.) Puff

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Otiophora inyangana subsp. parvifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Otiophora inyangana subsp. parvifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Otiophora inyangana subsp. parvifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Otiophora inyangana subsp. parvifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

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Status: Native
Description:
See O. inyangana subsp. inyangana for general description. This subspecies is restricted to the Chimanimani Mountains and differs in the generally smaller and narrower leaves, which all strictly opposite-decussate. The inflorescences are usually fewer flowered.
Notes: The few-flowered inflorescences are probably the most distinct characteristic of this taxon and render it quite different from the other subsp.
Derivation of specific name: inyangana: of Mt Nyangani;
parvifolia: with small leaves
Habitat:
Altitude range: (metres) 1200 - 2300 m
Flowering time:Nov - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Endemic to the Chimanimani mountains of Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Images last updated: Tuesday 18 July 2006
Literature:

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 146 - 147.


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African Plant Database: Otiophora inyangana
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Otiophora inyangana
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West African Plants database: Otiophora inyangana


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: Otiophora inyangana subsp. parvifolia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156660, retrieved 27 June 2016

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