Stoebe vulgaris Levyns

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Stoebe vulgaris

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pungwe Scenic Drive, Nyanga NP

Stoebe vulgaris

Photo: Bart Wursten
Pungwe Scenic Drive, Nyanga NP

Stoebe vulgaris

Photo: Mark Hyde
Owenwee Cottage, World's View, Nyanga

Stoebe vulgaris

Photo: Michelle Harvey-Hyde
Owenwee Cottage, World's View, Nyanga

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Synonyms:
Common names: Bankrupt bush (English) Hanya (Shona) Zigzag bush (English)
Frequency: Common in the Nyanga area of the E Highlands
Status: Native
Description:
Spreading shrub, often forming dense tangled clumps.
Notes: Note: This may prove to be different species from the small bushes occurring in drier highveld grassland in South Africa. (See John Burrows in Trees and Shrubs of Mpumalanga and Kruger Nat. Park, page 668).
Derivation of specific name: vulgaris: vulgar, common, usual
Habitat: Along forest margins and in montane grassland; also in more disturbed habitats such as roadsides
Altitude range: (metres) 1500 - 2400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Also in South Africa: (from Limpopo Province south to the Cape).
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 14 January 2007
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 278.

Wild, H. (undated, c. 1955). Common Rhodesian Weeds ?Government of Rhodesia, Salisbury Page 76. (Includes a picture).


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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Stoebe vulgaris
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stoebe vulgaris
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JSTOR Plant Science: Stoebe vulgaris
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Stoebe vulgaris
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West African Plants database: Stoebe vulgaris


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: Stoebe vulgaris.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159960, retrieved 30 July 2016

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