Clutia monticola S. Moore
var. stelleroides (S. Moore) Radcl.-Sm.

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Synonyms: Clutia stelleroides S. Moore
Common names:
Status: Native
Hairless perennial herb, up to 60 cm, stems arising from a woody rootstock.
Notes: This variety is known only from the Himalaya range in Eastern Zimbabwe. The area is not protected and the species is under threat from degradation of the habitat.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In sub-montane grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1375 - 1850 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe only
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 164.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 137.

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 41.

Radcliffe-Smith, A. (1996). Euphorbiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(4) Pages 132 - 133. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Clutia monticola
African Plant Database: Clutia monticola
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Clutia monticola
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Clutia monticola
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Clutia monticola
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Clutia monticola
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Clutia monticola
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Clutia monticola
iNaturalist: Clutia monticola
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Clutia monticola
JSTOR Plant Science: Clutia monticola
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Clutia monticola
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Clutia monticola
Plants of the World Online: Clutia monticola
Tropicos: Clutia monticola
Wikipedia: Clutia monticola

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: Species information: Clutia monticola var. stelleroides., retrieved 3 October 2022

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