Kleinia chimanimaniensis Van Jaarsv.

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Kleinia chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba

Kleinia chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba

Kleinia chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Bailey's Folly, Chimanimani National Park.

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Synonyms: Kleinia galpinii sensu auctt.
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Succulent perennial herb, up to 60 cm. Stems with a basal rosette of narrowly lanceolate, glaucous leaves growing from a tuberous creeping rhizome; 1 to 4 flowerheads; bracts with small leaves.
Notes: This species was long known under the name Kleinia galpinii and has only recently been separated. The chosen name is somewhat misleading since this species is not restricted to the Chimanimani Mts but occurs throughout the Eastern Highlands from Nyanga to Chimanimani and has even been recorded from a view high rainfall outliers elsewhere in Zimbabwe.
Derivation of specific name: chimanimaniensis: of the Chimanimani Mts but not restricted to that area.
Habitat: On cliffs and rocky places in woodland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:May - Aug
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and adjacent areas in Mozambique.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Thursday 14 July 2016
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West African Plants database: Kleinia chimanimaniensis


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: Kleinia chimanimaniensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161590, retrieved 26 July 2016

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