Wurmbea angustifolia B. Nord.

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Synonyms: Wurmbea tenuis Baker
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: angustifolia: narrow-leaved
Habitat: Moist montane grassland in dense peaty soil
Altitude range: (metres) 1800 - 2300 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe, Lesotho and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 59. As Wurmbea tenuis australis

La Croix, I. (2009). Colchicaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 180 - 182.

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 86.

Maroyi, A (2002). Colchicaceae in Zimbabwe Kirkia 18(1) Page 3.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 81.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Wurmbea angustifolia
African Plant Database: Wurmbea angustifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Wurmbea angustifolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Wurmbea angustifolia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Wurmbea angustifolia
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iNaturalist: Wurmbea angustifolia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Wurmbea angustifolia
JSTOR Plant Science: Wurmbea angustifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Wurmbea angustifolia
Plants of the World Online: Wurmbea angustifolia
Tropicos: Wurmbea angustifolia
Wikipedia: Wurmbea angustifolia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Wurmbea angustifolia.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=113110, retrieved 1 June 2023

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