Kleinia galpinii Hook. f.

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Kleinia galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba

Kleinia galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba

Kleinia galpinii

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

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Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
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.
Derivation of specific name: galpinii: named for E.E. Galpin, South African naturalist and collector (1858 - 1941)
Habitat: On cliffs and rocky places in woodland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:May - Aug
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 2 August 2014


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African Plant Database: Kleinia galpinii
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Kleinia galpinii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Kleinia galpinii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Kleinia galpinii
Ispot Southern Africa : Kleinia galpinii
JSTOR Plant Science: Kleinia galpinii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kleinia galpinii
Tropicos: Kleinia galpinii
West African Plants database: Kleinia galpinii

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 galpinii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161590, retrieved 1 July 2016

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