Congea tomentosa Roxb.

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Congea tomentosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Planted, Ewanrigg Botanic Garden.

Congea tomentosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Planted, Ewanrigg Botanic Garden.

Congea tomentosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Planted, Ewanrigg Botanic Garden.

Congea tomentosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Planted, Ewanrigg Botanic Garden.

Congea tomentosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Planted, Ewanrigg Botanic Garden.

Congea tomentosa

Photo: Mark Hyde
Planted, Ewanrigg Botanic Garden.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Pink petrea (English) Shower orchid (English)
Description: Climbing shrub, to 4 m. Leaves ovate; apex acuminate. Cymes 5-9-flowered; each surrounded by 3 white, pink or lilac, hairy, involucral bracts which are rounded or emarginate at the apex. Corolla white.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: tomentosa: tomentose, densely woolly
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native of Burma and Thailand.
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Image last updated: Saturday 23 August 2008
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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Congea tomentosa
African Plant Database: Congea tomentosa
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Congea tomentosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Congea tomentosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Congea tomentosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Congea tomentosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Congea tomentosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Congea tomentosa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Congea tomentosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Congea tomentosa
Ispot Southern Africa: Congea tomentosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Congea tomentosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Congea tomentosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Congea tomentosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Congea tomentosa
Tropicos: Congea tomentosa


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Congea tomentosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=165170, retrieved 19 July 2019

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