Basananthe hanningtoniana (Mast.) W.J. de Wilde

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Basananthe hanningtoniana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near railway line by road to Hwange NP, Main Camp

Basananthe hanningtoniana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near railway line by road to Hwange NP, Main Camp

Basananthe hanningtoniana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near railway line by road to Hwange NP, Main Camp

Basananthe hanningtoniana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near railway line by road to Hwange NP, Main Camp

Basananthe hanningtoniana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near railway line by road to Hwange NP, Main Camp

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Synonyms: Tryphostemma hanningtonianum Mast.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Annual or perennial, erect or climbing herb 0.1-3 m tall. Tendrils present, up to 15 cm long. Leaves broadly ovate to almost circular in outline, 3-5-lobed, rarely simple, up to 13 × 13 cm., hairless or hairy, sometimes only below; lobes up to 8.5 × 3 cm, ovate, elliptic, lanceolate or obovate, margin entire or remotely toothed; petiole sometimes with a few glandular teeth at the apex. Stipules 3-15 mm. long. False stipules absent. Flowers solitary or 2 together, greenish-cream, bluish on the outer corona. Fruit an ellipsoid capsule, 1-1.8 cm long.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: hanningtoniana: after James Hannington (1847-1885/86), Bishop of Mombasa and collector of mosses in tropical Africa.
Habitat: In woodland and thickets.
Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, ?Botswana and Caprivi Namibia.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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Images last updated: Sunday 31 January 2010
Literature:

De Wilde, W.J.J.O. (1973). Revision of Basananthe, formerly Tryphostemma (Passifloraceae) Blumea 21 Pages 342 - 345. (Includes a picture).

Fernandes, R. & A. (1978). Passifloraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 382 - 383.

Fernandes, R. & A. (1980). 79. Passiforaceae Flora de Moçambique Junta de Investigaçoes de Ultramar, Centro de Botanica Pages 14 - 15.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 91.


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Flora of Botswana: Basananthe hanningtoniana
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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: Basananthe hanningtoniana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=140950, retrieved 16 July 2019

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