Seddera suffruticosa (Schinz) Hallier f.
var. hirsutissima Hallier f.

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Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

Photo: Tony Benn
Mmopane near Gaborone.

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Synonyms: Breweria conglomerata Baker
Seddera conglomerata (Baker) Hallier f.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
See var. suffruticosa for general description. This variety is distinguished by being much more densely hairy, especially on the inflorescences. The plant is usually more robust with larger leaves.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: suffruticosa: a suffrutex, shrubby plant, woody at the base, regrowing annually from a strong perennial underground base.
hirsutissima: very densely hairy.
Habitat: It is often found on Kalahari sand and serpentine soil.
Altitude range: (metres) 200 - 930 m
Flowering time:Oct - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,S
Growth form(s): Perennial, shrub under 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Thursday 11 August 2016
Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 17 - 19.

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 37.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 51.


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Flora of Botswana: Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima
Flora of Mozambique: Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Seddera suffruticosa
African Plant Database: Seddera suffruticosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Seddera suffruticosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Seddera suffruticosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Seddera suffruticosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Seddera suffruticosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Seddera suffruticosa
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Seddera suffruticosa
iNaturalist: Seddera suffruticosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Seddera suffruticosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Seddera suffruticosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Seddera suffruticosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Seddera suffruticosa
Plants of the World Online: Seddera suffruticosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Seddera suffruticosa
Tropicos: Seddera suffruticosa
Wikipedia: Seddera suffruticosa


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: Seddera suffruticosa var. hirsutissima.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147220, retrieved 6 December 2019

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