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

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
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Hebenstretia oatesii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Hebenstretia oatesii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Hebenstretia oatesii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Hebenstretia oatesii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Hebenstretia oatesii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Hebenstretia oatesii
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Hebenstretia oatesii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Hebenstretia oatesii
Ispot Southern Africa: Hebenstretia oatesii
JSTOR Plant Science: Hebenstretia oatesii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Hebenstretia oatesii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hebenstretia oatesii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Hebenstretia oatesii
Tropicos: Hebenstretia oatesii

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: Hebenstretia oatesii subsp. inyangana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151580, retrieved 25 May 2019

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