Details of record no: 73646

Pentas purpurea Oliv.
subsp. purpurea

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Record details:

Date: 14 Nov 2015
Recorder(s):I Darbyshire
A Banze
Collector(s):I Darbyshire
891
Determiner(s):I Darbyshire
Confirmer(s):
Herbarium:K
LMA
Habitat: Seasonally wet open grassland with sandy-peaty soils, some areas now dried out; scattered small trees and bushes of Maprounea africana, Aeschynomene, Dissotis and Eriosema; and small patches of swamp forest.
Location: Chimanimani foothills, Maronga, Wandowani, west of Comeni's compound.
Location code(s):
Outing code: 44
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Mozambique
Quarter Degree Square: 1933C3
Grid reference:
FZ Division: MS
Altitude (metres): 340
Notes: Erect perennial herb with some fleshy horizontal basal stems. Mostly over at this time of year (with brown-black old inflorescences) but occasional branches still with flowers. Corolla small, blue-lilac with paler tube.
Latitude, Longitude: -19.975833, 33.089222
Location Accuracy Code: 7

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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: Individual record no: 73646: Pentas purpurea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=73646, retrieved 14 August 2020

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