Lindernia syncerus Seine, Eb. Fisch & Barthlott

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Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: A recently (1995) described species, so far only known from the type locality: Umfurudzi Safari Area in northern Zimbabwe
Derivation of specific name: syncerus: after the African buffalo or Syncerus caffer, referring to the resemblance of the staminodes to the horns of the bufffalo.
Habitat: Seasonally waterlogged patches of soil on granite whalebacks.
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Seine, R., Fischer, E. & Barthlott, W. (1995). Notes on the Scrophulariaceae of Zimbabwean inselbergs, with the description of Lindernia syncerus sp. nov. Feddes Repertorium 106(1-2) Pages 8 - 9. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

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

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: Lindernia syncerus., retrieved 22 February 2019

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