Buddleja pulchella N.E. Br.

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Buddleja pulchella

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Diana's Vow

Buddleja pulchella

Photo: Mark Hyde
Diana's Vow

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Synonyms:
Common names: Climbing buddleja (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub, sometimes climbing, to 10 m or more. Stipules 0. Leaves opposite or subopposite, petiolate, entire but sometimes lobed; veins obscure. Inflorescence a lax panicle. Corolla white to pale orange with a darker orange or yellow throat; tube 3.7 to 6.5 times length of the lobes. Stamens included. Fruit a capsule. Seeds sometimes minutely winged.
Notes: In addition to the Diana's Vow records, this plant has only been recorded in Zimbabwe from the Mutare area and the Vumba.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Amongst granite boulders and climbing in montane forest.
Altitude range: (metres) 1370 - 1585 m
Flowering time:Jun - Aug
Worldwide distribution: Eastern tropical Africa and eastern South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
Growth form(s): Climber, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Images last updated: Friday 20 October 2006
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 117. (Includes a picture).

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 23.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 268.

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 172.

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983). Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 339 - 341. (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 58. Under Loganiaceae


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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: Buddleja pulchella.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144550, retrieved 22 September 2019

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