Selago anatrichota Hilliard

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Selago anatrichota

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Selago anatrichota

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Selago anatrichota

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

Selago anatrichota

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northwestern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts.

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Synonyms:
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Shrubby perennial herb up to 1 m tall. Stems quite densely leafy, set with sharply upcurved hairs. Leaves alternate, clustered, largest 7 - l5 mm, narrowly elliptic-oblong or oblanceolate, largest 7 - l5 mm long, midrib slightly channelled above, slightly raised below, either hairless with gland dots and short hooked hairs on midline of one or both surfaces; margins entire. Flowers in dense, many-flowered, corymbose heads, mauve-pink, anthers well exserted.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: anatrichota: upwards hairy, referring to the sharply upcurved hairs on the stems.
Habitat: Scrubby areas among rocks.
Altitude range: (metres) 1650 - 1800 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Chimanimani Mts of Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Images last updated: Friday 5 December 2014
Literature:

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 14. SABONET. Pretoria. Page 177.

Hilliard, O.M. (1999). The tribe Selagineae (Scrophulariaceae) Kew Publishing Pages 233 - 234.

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. In Selaginaceae

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 100.


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Flora of Mozambique: Selago anatrichota

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


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: Selago anatrichota.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151590, retrieved 20 March 2019

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