Hydrocotyle verticillata Thunb.

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Hydrocotyle verticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park Natuer Reserve, Harare

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Status: Native
Description:
Glabrous creeping herb, rooting at the nodes. Leaves peltate.
Notes: It is closely related to the European Hydrocotyle vulgaris, with which it might prove to be conspecific.
Derivation of specific name: verticillata: whorled
Habitat: A species of damp soil near rivers, dams, marshes and seepage zones.
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread throughout the tropics and subtropics.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Images last updated: Wednesday 20 June 2007
Literature:

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 558.

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 18.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 30.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 197.


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JSTOR Plant Science: Hydrocotyle verticillata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hydrocotyle verticillata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hydrocotyle verticillata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Hydrocotyle verticillata
Tropicos: Hydrocotyle verticillata


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: Hydrocotyle verticillata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=142970, retrieved 24 February 2018

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