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

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 myriantha.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151180, retrieved 26 April 2019

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