Triumfetta dekindtiana Engl.

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Triumfetta dekindtiana

Photo: Bart Wursten

Triumfetta dekindtiana

Photo: Bart Wursten

Triumfetta dekindtiana

Photo: Bart Wursten

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Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Small shrub up to c. 1.3 m tall, growing from a long taproot. Branches greyish-brown hairy, becoming more or less hairless and reddish-brown. Leaves alternate, ovate to ovate-oblong, up to 6.5 cm long, more or less densely greyish to greyish-brown hairy on both surfaces; margin irregularly serrate; petiole 5-15 mm long. Flowers in axillary 1-few-flowered shortly pedunculate clusters. Sepals linear, 6-9 mm long, reflexed, hairy; petals yellow, oblong-lanceolate, 4-5 mm long; stamens 9-10, c.6 mm long. Fruit up to 6 mm in diameter covered in numerous slender spiny bristles; bristles covered in stellate hairs and a short tuft of 6-8 terminal setae.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Brachystegia woodland.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Thursday 22 December 2011

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 115.

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 81.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 76.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 109.

Wild, H. (1963). Tiliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Page 70.

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Flora of Botswana: Triumfetta dekindtiana
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Triumfetta dekindtiana
African Plant Database: Triumfetta dekindtiana
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Triumfetta dekindtiana
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JSTOR Plant Science: Triumfetta dekindtiana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Triumfetta dekindtiana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Triumfetta dekindtiana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Triumfetta dekindtiana
Tropicos: Triumfetta dekindtiana

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: Triumfetta dekindtiana., retrieved 26 April 2019

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