Bothriocline inyangana N.E. Br.
var. inyangana

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Bothriocline inyangana var. inyangana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Bothriocline inyangana var. inyangana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Synonyms: Bothriocline longipes sensu auct. non (Oliv. & Hiern) N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
Erect shrubby perennial with annual stems 0.5-3 m tall. Stems mostly herbaceous, sometimes becoming woody below. Leaves opposite, sometimes 3-whorled, 4-20 cm long, elliptic to lanceolate, finely but roughly hairy on both surfaces; margin serrate-dentate. Inflorescence branched with many small capitula. Florets pale to deep mauve or purple.
Derivation of specific name: inyangana: of Mt Nyangani
Habitat: Submontane grassland, forest margins and streamsides; also in high rainfall wooded grassland
Altitude range: (metres) Above 1450 m
Flowering time:Mar - May
Worldwide distribution: From Tanzania and the DRC south to Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Friday 12 September 2008

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 174 - 175. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Bothriocline inyangana
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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: Bothriocline inyangana var. inyangana., retrieved 31 May 2016

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