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
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

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 22 October 2016

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