Hydrangea macrophylla (Thunb.) Ser.

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Hydrangea macrophylla

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Seldomseen, Vumba

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Synonyms: Hydrangea hortensis Sm.
Common names: Christmas flower (English) Hydrangea (English)
Description: Shrub up to 2 m. Leaves glabrous, elliptic to broadly ovate or obovate; base cuneate; apex acuminate; margin not lobed but coarsely toothed. Inflorescence of dense, flat or rounded, cymes. Flowers blue, white or pink.
Derivation of specific name: macrophylla: large-leaved
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Image last updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hydrangea macrophylla
African Plant Database: Hydrangea macrophylla
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hydrangea macrophylla
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hydrangea macrophylla
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hydrangea macrophylla
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iNaturalist: Hydrangea macrophylla
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hydrangea macrophylla
JSTOR Plant Science: Hydrangea macrophylla
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hydrangea macrophylla
Plants of the World Online: Hydrangea macrophylla
Tropicos: Hydrangea macrophylla
Wikipedia: Hydrangea macrophylla

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: Hydrangea macrophylla.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=170030, retrieved 16 June 2024

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