Wahlenbergia androsacea A. DC.

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Wahlenbergia androsacea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Wahlenbergia androsacea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Wahlenbergia androsacea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

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Synonyms: Wahlenbergia arenaria DC.
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Status: Native
Description:
Erect annual herb, up to 55 cm, with a basal rosette of leaves; margin dentate to pinnately lobed.
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Habitat: A species of river banks and damp sandy grassland, usually near water.
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Wednesday 7 March 2007
Literature:

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 43.

Thulin, M. (1983). Campanulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 92 - 94.


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Flora of Botswana: Wahlenbergia androsacea
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African Plant Database: Wahlenbergia androsacea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Wahlenbergia androsacea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Wahlenbergia androsacea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Wahlenbergia androsacea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Wahlenbergia androsacea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Wahlenbergia androsacea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Wahlenbergia androsacea
Ispot Southern Africa : Wahlenbergia androsacea
JSTOR Plant Science: Wahlenbergia androsacea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Wahlenbergia androsacea
Tropicos: Wahlenbergia androsacea
West African Plants database: Wahlenbergia androsacea


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: Wahlenbergia androsacea.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=157550, retrieved 1 October 2016

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