Jamesbrittenia myriantha Hilliard

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Common names:
Status: Native
Annual herb, branching from the base, up to 40 cm tall. Flowers solitary, axillary, white to pale mauve with an orange to chocolate-brown throat.
Notes: Known from a few locations in South-western Zimbabwe (drying mud along riverbanks in the Sebungwe area; a marsh near Bulawayo; in river sand at Sengwa Research Station). It is known as an occasional weed in those areas.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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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.

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 78.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Jamesbrittenia myriantha
African Plant Database: Jamesbrittenia myriantha
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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: Jamesbrittenia myriantha.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151180, retrieved 5 March 2024

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