Wahlenbergia hirsuta (Edgew.) Tuyn

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Synonyms: Cephalostigma erectum (Roth ex Roem. & Schult.) Vatke
Cephalostigma hirsutum Edgew.
Cephalostigma perotifolium (Wight & Arn.) Hutch. & Dalz.
Lightfootia hirsuta (Edgew.) E. Wimmer ex Hepper
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Status: Native
Description:
More or less erect annual herb, up to 30 cm tall, usually much branched with widely spreading, woolly hairy branches. Leaves alternate, (sub-)sessile, narrowly oblanceolate to obovate or broadly elliptic to ovate, 10–55 mm long, more or less wooly hairy, midrib and veins prominent beneath; margin, undulate–dentate. Inflorescence lax, spreading with pedicels 5–20 mm long, short but densely hairy, often mixed with longer hairs. Calyx–lobes 1–5 mm long. Corolla 1·5–4 mm long, blue to pale blue or white, split almost to the base into lanceolate lobes, hairless or hairy outside. Capsule 3-valved, 1–2·5 mm long, 5–veined.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: hirsuta: covered with long, moderately stiff and not interwoven hairs; hirsute
Habitat: In woodland, grassland, along roadsides and in disturbed and cultivated ground.
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Worldwide distribution: Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, CAR, DRC, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda; Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Angola. Also in Madagascar, Comoro Islands, Yemen, India and Nepal.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
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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 123.

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 31.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 38.

Thulin, M. (1983). Campanulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 104 - 107. (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Wahlenbergia hirsuta.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=157610, retrieved 12 December 2017

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