Cyphia mazoensis S. Moore

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Cyphia mazoensis

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Quarry kopje, Cleveland Dam

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Synonyms: Cyphia rivularis E. Wimmer
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Twining herb up to 1 m or more, arising from a tuber Stems not or sparsely branched. Leaves linear to ovate. Raceme twining, lax. Corolla 8-18 mm, white, greenish-yellow, or, more usually, pink, purple or red with 5 subequal lobes or 2-lips. Seeds broadly winged,
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: mazoensis: of Mazoe in northern Zimbabwe.
Habitat: In woodland and grassland, normally in rocky places.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Jan
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and probably in South eastern DRC.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Climber, perennial.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 29 March 2008
Literature:

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 58.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 37.

Thulin, M. (1983). Lobeliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 150 - 151.


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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: Cyphia mazoensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=157720, retrieved 25 August 2016

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