Phymaspermum bolusii (Hutch.) Källersjö

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Phymaspermum bolusii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba rd before Eagle School rd junction

Phymaspermum bolusii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba rd before Eagle School rd junction

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Synonyms: Brachymeris bolusii Hutch.
Common names:
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Perennial subshrub up to 2 m. Leaves 3-5 cm, linear, densely arranged along the erect branches. Flowers in yellow terminal corymbs.
Notes: Locally common in the high altitude and high rainfall areas of the Eastern Highlands. The locality of the record from division C is not known; the folder at SRGH was empty on 5 October 2005. At SRGH, there was only one specimen from division S.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In scrub and on roadside verges
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1500 m
Flowering time:Jul - Oct
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 5 October 2005

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


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African Plant Database: Phymaspermum bolusii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Phymaspermum bolusii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Phymaspermum bolusii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Phymaspermum bolusii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Phymaspermum bolusii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Phymaspermum bolusii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Phymaspermum bolusii
Ispot Southern Africa : Phymaspermum bolusii
JSTOR Plant Science: Phymaspermum bolusii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Phymaspermum bolusii
Tropicos: Phymaspermum bolusii
West African Plants database: Phymaspermum bolusii

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: Phymaspermum bolusii., retrieved 24 October 2016

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