Corallocarpus wildii C. Jeffrey

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Corallocarpus wildii

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

Corallocarpus wildii

Photo: Bart Wursten
SRGH

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herbs with annual prostrate or scandent, glabrous stems. Leaves usually deeply palmately 3-5-lobed, slightly rough on both surfaces, cordate at the base; margin with small teeth. Flowers in axillary clusters; male flowers on a long pedicel; female flowers sessile, cream to greenish-yellow. Fruit distinctly pedicellate, 14-28 mm long, conspicuously rostrate, glabrous, bright red when ripe except for the greenish apex.
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Derivation of specific name: wildii: after Professor Hiram Wild (1917-1982), former Head of the National Herbarium (SRGH), taxonomist and avid collector.
Habitat: Occurring in Brachystegia and Mopane woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 750 - 1350 m
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Images last updated: Wednesday 22 July 2009
Literature:

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 52.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Corallocarpus wildii
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West African Plants database: Corallocarpus wildii


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: Corallocarpus wildii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=157130, retrieved 29 May 2016

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