Selago angolensis Rolfe

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Synonyms: Selago chongweensis (Rolfe) Torre & Harms invalid comb.
Walafrida angolensis (Rolfe) Rolfe
Walafrida chongweensis Rolfe
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Status: Uncertain
Notes: The occurrence of this species in Zimbabwe is uncertain. Specimens cited in Flora Zambesiaca for divisions C and S belong in fact to Selago serpentina and it is excluded from Zimbabwe by Hilliard (1999: 261). However, the type specimen for synomym W. chonweensis is said to be from Zimbabwe on the banks of the Zambezi River above Victoria Falls. It is also cited from the Zambian side of the river in Flora zambesiaca 8-2 (Philcox, 1990: 167).
Derivation of specific name: angolensis: of Angola
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Zambia, Namibia Botswana and ?Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: W?
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Hilliard, O.M. (1999). The tribe Selagineae (Scrophulariaceae) Kew Publishing Pages 261 - 262.

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. As Walafrida angolensis Under Selaginaceae

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 166 - 167. as Walafrida angolensis

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 105.

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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: Selago angolensis., retrieved 4 March 2024

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