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).

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
Flora of Caprivi: Basananthe pedata
Flora of Zambia: Basananthe pedata

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Basananthe pedata
African Plant Database: Basananthe pedata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Basananthe pedata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Basananthe pedata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Basananthe pedata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Basananthe pedata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Basananthe pedata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Basananthe pedata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Basananthe pedata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Basananthe pedata
Ispot Southern Africa: Basananthe pedata
JSTOR Plant Science: Basananthe pedata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Basananthe pedata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Basananthe pedata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Basananthe pedata
Tropicos: Basananthe pedata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Basananthe pedata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=140980, retrieved 16 December 2018

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