Basananthe pedata (Baker f.) W.J. de Wilde

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Basananthe pedata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by Mutare - Birchenough Bridge Rd

Basananthe pedata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by Mutare - Birchenough Bridge Rd

Basananthe pedata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa near junction with main Zvishavane Rutenga road.

Basananthe pedata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa near junction with main Zvishavane Rutenga road.

Basananthe pedata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa near junction with main Zvishavane Rutenga road.

Basananthe pedata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa near junction with main Zvishavane Rutenga road.

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Synonyms: Tryphostemma pedatum Baker f.
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Erect or decumbent, aromatic annual herb, up to 50 cm. Stems simple or branched from the base. Leaves light green, deeply 3-7 lobed; margin dentate. Leaf-like false stipules present. Flowers in few flowered clusters.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: pedata: pedate; with leaves which are palmately divided, with the lateral lobes again partially divided
Habitat: In sandy soils in deciduous woodland and grassland and along roadsides.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and northern South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 28 September 2016
Literature:

De Wilde, W.J.J.O. (1973). Revision of Basananthe, formerly Tryphostemma (Passifloraceae) Blumea 21 Pages 333 - 335. (Includes a picture).

Fernandes, R. & A. (1978). Passifloraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 378 - 380. (Includes a picture).

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 412. (Includes a picture).

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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Flora of Botswana: Basananthe pedata
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Basananthe pedata
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Basananthe pedata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Basananthe pedata
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Basananthe pedata
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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 pedata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=140980, retrieved 19 October 2019

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