Jamesbrittenia fodina (Wild) Hilliard

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Jamesbrittenia fodina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Jamesbrittenia fodina

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

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Synonyms: Sutera fodina Wild
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Status: Native
Description:
Erect much-branched perennial subshrub, up to 1 m. All parts with glandular hairs. Leaves small, oblong-elliptic with supressed venation above; margin deeply crenate, markedly revolute. Flowers in short, terminal racemes. Corolla white with yellow to orange throat.
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Habitat: Endemic to the serpentine soils of the Great Dyke, where it is often associated with disturbed soils and road sides.
Altitude range: (metres) 1200 - 1680 m
Flowering time:Nearly all months
Worldwide distribution: Great Dyke, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Literature:

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 177.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 147.

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 31 - 32. As Sutera fodina


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Jamesbrittenia fodina
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Jamesbrittenia fodina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Jamesbrittenia fodina
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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: Jamesbrittenia fodina.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151120, retrieved 18 June 2019

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