Platycaulos quartziticola (H.P. Linder) H.P. Linder

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Platycaulos quartziticola

Photo: Rawdon Goodier
Bundi Valley, Chimanimani Mts, Chimanimani NP

Platycaulos quartziticola

Photo: Neil Crouch
Red Wall Cave area, Chimanimani N.P.

Platycaulos quartziticola

Photo: Neil Crouch
Red Wall Cave area, Chimanimani N.P.

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Synonyms: Restio quartziticola H.P. Linder
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: quartziticola: of places on quartzite
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Confined to the Chimanimani mountains of Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Images last updated: Wednesday 24 January 2007

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 47. As Restio quartziticola

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 78.

Linder, H.P. (2010). Restionaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(4) Page 91.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 112. as Restio quartziticola

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 86.

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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: Species information: Platycaulos quartziticola., retrieved 14 April 2024

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