Pseudomussaenda flava Verdc.

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Synonyms: Mussaenda luteola Delile
Common names: Small flag bush (English)
Description: Shrub to 3.6 m tall. Stipules with 2 filiform lobes. Calyx: tube narrowly turbinate, 3 mm long; lobes 5-6, often with one enlarged into a white or cream, pubescent calycophyll, 1.5-5.5 cm long, white or cream. Corolla yellow; throat with orange-yellow hairs; lobes 4.8 mm, the apex with a filiform appendage. Capsule oblong, woody, 7 mm long.
Derivation of specific name: flava: yellow
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Sudan, Uganda and the DRC.
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Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Page 438.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pseudomussaenda flava
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Pseudomussaenda flava., retrieved 16 April 2024

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