Antherothamnus pearsonii N.E. Br.

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Zimbabwe records: View all records (4)

Records of this taxon from Zimbabwe are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
494983 2013G Burnett
P Ditchburn
DJ Goyder
On rocky hill slope, next to seep around which many Craterostigma grow every year in wet seasonNear Efifi Picnic site, Matobo National Park0Zimbabwe2028B3 W0A multi stemmed bush/shrub about 2 (two) metres in height. Leaves are very small, hairless, varying in length with maximum of 1cm and less in length, and fascicled on dwarf spiky spur branchlets some of which are spinescent. The stipules on the reduced branches resemble the cushions of stipules one finds in Phyllanthus spp. Small tubular flowers, 5 petals, yellow centre, white corolla, strongly honey scented. December to February. Fruit – over many years not seen except once. When seen were old, dry brown 3 to 5 mm spherical resembling peppercorns in appearance.6
495011 Nov 2011G Burnett
P Ditchburn
DJ Goyder
On rocky hill slope, next to seep around which many Craterostigma grow every year in wet seasonNear Efifi Picnic site, Matobo National Park0Zimbabwe2028B3 W0A multi stemmed bush/shrub about 2 (two) metres in height. Leaves are very small, hairless, varying in length with maximum of 1cm and less in length, and fascicled on dwarf spiky spur branchlets some of which are spinescent. The stipules on the reduced branches resemble the cushions of stipules one finds in Phyllanthus spp. Small tubular flowers, 5 petals, yellow centre, white corolla, strongly honey scented. December to February. Fruit – over many years not seen except once. When seen were old, dry brown 3 to 5 mm spherical resembling peppercorns in appearance.6

Total records found: 2



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: Species information: Records of: Antherothamnus pearsonii.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-display.php?species_id=151040, retrieved 30 September 2020

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