Diplolophium zambesianum Hiern

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Diplolophium zambesianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Main Harare rd near Halfway House

Diplolophium zambesianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Main Harare rd near Halfway House

Diplolophium zambesianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Main Harare rd near Halfway House

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Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Robust perennial, up to 2 m. The 2-3-pinnate leaves have linear to filiform ultimate segments. The petals, ovaries and fruits are densely covered in white hairs. Plants are glabrous otherwise.
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Habitat: Occurring in grassland and drier woodland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Mar - May
Worldwide distribution: DRC and Tanzania south to Angola, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Saturday 30 June 2007

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 52 - 53. (Includes a picture).

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 600 - 602. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 24.

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): Diplolophium zambesianum
African Plant Database: Diplolophium zambesianum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Diplolophium zambesianum
Plants of the World Online: Diplolophium zambesianum
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Wikipedia: Diplolophium zambesianum

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: Diplolophium zambesianum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143260, retrieved 20 May 2024

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