Brachystelma chloranthum (Schltr.) Peckover

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Brachystelma chloranthum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

Brachystelma chloranthum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

Brachystelma chloranthum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

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Synonyms: Tenaris chlorantha Schltr.
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Slender perennial herb, growing from a large cup-shaped tuber. Leaves linear, opposite. Flowers in few-flowered clusters; corolla lobes linear, greenish-yellow.
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,S
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Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Asclepiadaceae Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants Springer-Verlag Page 25.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 7.

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 19.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brachystelma chloranthum
African Plant Database: Brachystelma chloranthum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Brachystelma chloranthum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachystelma chloranthum
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brachystelma chloranthum
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JSTOR Plant Science: Brachystelma chloranthum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachystelma chloranthum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Brachystelma chloranthum
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Brachystelma chloranthum., retrieved 22 September 2021

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