Ardisiandra sibthorpioides Hook. f.

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Synonyms: Ardisiandra engleri Weim.
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Frequency: Probably rare in Zimbabwe.
Status: Native
Description:
Creeping perennial herb. All vegetative parts pilose. Stems up to 1 m. long or more, reddish, partly prostrate and rooting at and between nodes, partly ascending to erect and very leafy. Leaves broadly ovate or orbicular in outline, up to 4 cm in diameter, 5–9–lobed, cordate at base; margins coarsely toothed; petiole 1–4 cm long, slender. Flowers drooping, in 1–3(5)–flowered racemes. Calyx–segments ovate–lanceolate, the margins overlapping at the base, pilose, ciliate, more or less equalling corolla. Corolla campanulate, 3–5 mm long, white, hairless, deeply divided into rounded–triangular lobes. Capsule globose, c. 3 mm. in diameter, opaque and with a transparent wall at the base, creamy–white and splitting into 5 recurving teeth at the top.
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Habitat: In shade under boulders in evergreen forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Bioko, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville, CAR, DRC, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and ?Zimbabwe?
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Literature:

Kupicha, F.K. (1983). Primulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 185 - 187.

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 68.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 155.


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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: Ardisiandra sibthorpioides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143580, retrieved 24 April 2019

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