Hebenstretia oatesii Rolfe
subsp. inyangana Roessler

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Hebenstretia oatesii subsp. inyangana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Slopes of Mt Nyangani, Nyanga National Park

Hebenstretia oatesii subsp. inyangana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Slopes of Mt Nyangani, Nyanga National Park

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Synonyms: Hebenstretia polystachya Harv. ex Rolfe
Common names:
Status: Native
Perennial herb, up to 1.2 m tall. See subsp. rhodesiana for general description and comparison. This subspecies may be distinguished by generally shorter, broader leaves and larger corollas.
Derivation of specific name: oatesii: named after Frank Oates (1840-1875), British naturalist and traveller who collected plants, birds and reptiles in Matabeleland.;
inyangana: of Mt Nyangani, in Eastern Zimbabwe
Habitat: Found only in high-altitude montane grassland
Altitude range: (metres) 2130 - 2600 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Images last updated: Friday 22 May 2009

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 169.

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 79. Under Selaginaceae

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 163 - 164.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Hebenstretia oatesii
African Plant Database: Hebenstretia oatesii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hebenstretia oatesii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hebenstretia oatesii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hebenstretia oatesii
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iNaturalist: Hebenstretia oatesii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hebenstretia oatesii
JSTOR Plant Science: Hebenstretia oatesii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hebenstretia oatesii
Plants of the World Online: Hebenstretia oatesii
Tropicos: Hebenstretia oatesii
Wikipedia: Hebenstretia oatesii

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: Hebenstretia oatesii subsp. inyangana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151580, retrieved 26 May 2024

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