Margaretta rosea Oliv.
subsp. cornetii (Dewèvre) Goyder

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Synonyms: Margaretta cornetii Dewevre
Margaretta decipiens Schltr.
Margaretta verdickii De Wild.
Common names:
Status: Native
See subsp. whytei for general details. This subspecies differs in having 2 teeth on the basal part of the corona claw and violet, purple, magenta or white coronas.
Derivation of specific name: rosea: rose, rosy
Habitat: Burnt grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1400 m
Flowering time:Sept - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Southeastern DRC, Southwestern Tanzania, Zambia and western Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Goyder, D.J. (2005). Infraspecific variation in Margaretta rosea Oliv. (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) Kew Bulletin 60(1) Pages 89 - 92.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 281 - 283. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zambia: Margaretta rosea subsp. cornetii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Margaretta rosea
African Plant Database: Margaretta rosea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Margaretta rosea
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Margaretta rosea
Plants of the World Online: Margaretta rosea
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Wikipedia: Margaretta rosea

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: Margaretta rosea subsp. cornetii., retrieved 26 May 2024

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