Polygala krumanina Burch. ex Ficalho & Hiern

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Polygala krumanina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Umguza Nature Reserve, Bulawayo

Polygala krumanina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Umguza Nature Reserve, Bulawayo

Polygala krumanina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Umguza Nature Reserve, Bulawayo

Polygala krumanina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Umguza Nature Reserve, Bulawayo

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Synonyms: Polygala sp. aff. amatymbica Eckl. &  Zeyh.
Common names:
Frequency: Rarely collected; only two collections in SRGH
Status: Native
Description:
Small perennial herb less than 12 cm, growing from a woody rootstock. Leaves from obovate near the base to narrowly oblanceolate higher up the stem, up to 15 mm, pubescent. Flowers yellowish-green with purple edgings. Capsule up to c. 3.5 × 2.5 mm, elliptic-oblong with an apical notch.
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Habitat: On granite soils in open woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Images last updated: Tuesday 9 October 2007
Literature:

Exell, A.W. (1960). Polygalaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Page 336. as Polygala sp. aff. amatimbica

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 67. misspelled as Polygala krumaniana


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Polygala krumanina
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Polygala krumanina
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Polygala krumanina
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Polygala krumanina
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Polygala krumanina
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Polygala krumanina
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Polygala krumanina
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Polygala krumanina
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Polygala krumanina
Ispot Southern Africa: Polygala krumanina
JSTOR Plant Science: Polygala krumanina
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Polygala krumanina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Polygala krumanina
The Plant List (version 1.1): Polygala krumanina
Tropicos: Polygala krumanina


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Polygala krumanina.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=133760, retrieved 20 April 2019

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