Pimpinella stadensis (Eckl. & Zeyh.) D. Dietr.

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Pimpinella stadensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

Pimpinella stadensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

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Synonyms: Anisum stadense Eckl. & Zeyh.
Pimpinella nyassica Norman
Common names:
Status: Native
Slender short-lived perennial herb, up to 60 cm. Leaves very variable, ternate to finely divided, Basal leaves usually less divided than upper leaves. Umbels long pedunculate. Flowers white.
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Habitat: Amongst rocks and along streamsides in montane grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Possibly also in Tanzania.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,E
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Images last updated: Wednesday 20 June 2007

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 65. as Pimpinella nyassica

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 590 - 591. (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 18.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pimpinella stadensis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pimpinella stadensis
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Pimpinella stadensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143220, retrieved 26 May 2024

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