Details of record no: 93353

Heliotropium ovalifolium Forssk.

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Record details:

Date: 21 Jan 2005
Recorder(s):S Kruger
Collector(s):S Kruger
Determiner(s):D Lutombi
Habitat: Found in pan-like area in clay soil. Rare.
Location: Caprivi, Mukwe District
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1722D4
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Altitude (metres): 1000
Notes: Herbaceous shrub, 0.40-0.30 m high. Flowers carried in spike-like inflorescence. 5 white petals with yellow mouth, tubular. Flowers carried on one side of spike. Fruits, small, four lobed capsules. Leaves obovate, covered in long hair on both sides of leaf, alternate. Stem green and covered in bristle hairs.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.846389, 22.906111
Location Accuracy Code: 5

Map of species record

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: Individual record no: 93353: Heliotropium ovalifolium., retrieved 12 April 2024

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