Cotyledon orbiculata L.
var. orbiculata [Agg]

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Cotyledon orbiculata var. orbiculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Cotyledon orbiculata var. orbiculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Cotyledon orbiculata var. orbiculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Cotyledon orbiculata var. orbiculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Description: Erect shrub-like succulent with stems up to 1 m tall. Leaves opposite, mostly crowded towards the top of the stems, broadly obovate to almost round, up to 14 cm long, thickly fleshy, more or less covered in a greyish bloom, margin often purple-reddish. Inflorescence a terminal umbel of nodding, tubular red flowers.
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Worldwide distribution: Native in the western parts of South Africa.
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cotyledon orbiculata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cotyledon orbiculata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cotyledon orbiculata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cotyledon orbiculata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cotyledon orbiculata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cotyledon orbiculata
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cotyledon orbiculata
iNaturalist: Cotyledon orbiculata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cotyledon orbiculata
JSTOR Plant Science: Cotyledon orbiculata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cotyledon orbiculata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cotyledon orbiculata
Plants of the World Online: Cotyledon orbiculata
Tropicos: Cotyledon orbiculata
Wikipedia: Cotyledon orbiculata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Cotyledon orbiculata var. orbiculata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=185280, retrieved 22 October 2020

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