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)
Flowering time:
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.

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 66.

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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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Basananthe hanningtoniana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=140950, retrieved 17 February 2020

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