Details of record no: 94572

Mukia maderaspatana (L.) M. Roem.

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Record details:

Date: 9 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Nsundwa, south of Schuckmannsburg.
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Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D2
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Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Creeper; Notes: Herbaceous creeper. Stems twining, limp, slender, ribbed with dense, white, scabrid hairs, articulated, monopodially branched; tendrils slender, twisted. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole slender, 2 cm long. curved; lamina sagittate, apex apiculate, base hastate, margin denticulate, 45 x 40 mm, dull green, dense white indumentum on both surfaces but especially on abaxial venation. Flowers small, in dense axillary clusters, subsessile 3-5 (-8)/cluster, 1.5 mm in diameter. Petals yellow-orange. Sepals densely pubescent. Fruit a berry globose, 1 cm in diameter, smooth, glabrate, red when ripe. Seeds ovoid, flattened, grey, verruculate. Marshy plain along river.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.875000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

Map of species record

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Individual record no: 94572: Mukia maderaspatana., retrieved 20 August 2022

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