Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl
subsp. viscosum
var. dubium Friedr.

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Common names:
Status: Native
This variety differs from var. viscosum and var. krausii by the broadly obovate to subcircular, usually less than twice as long as wide, and the pedicels up to 7 mm long.
Derivation of specific name: viscosum: viscid, sticky
Habitat: In open deciduous woodland on sandy soils
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Worldwide distribution: (this variety) Mozambique, southern Zimbabwe and Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: S
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Gonçalves, M.L. (1978). Molluginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 530 - 531.

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 15. under Aizoaceae

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 88.

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Flora of Botswana: Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. dubium
Flora of Mozambique: Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. dubium

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Limeum viscosum
African Plant Database: Limeum viscosum
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Wikipedia: Limeum viscosum

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: Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. dubium., retrieved 27 February 2024

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