Selago swynnertonii (S. Moore) Hilliard
var. leiophylla (Brenan) Hilliard

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Selago swynnertonii var. leiophylla

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

Selago swynnertonii var. leiophylla

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

Selago swynnertonii var. leiophylla

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Chinaka, Juliasdale

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Synonyms: Walafrida swynnertonii S. Moore var. leiophylla Brenan
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
See var. swynnertonii for general description details. This variety is distinguished by the leaves being hairless or nearly so.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: swynnertonii: named after Charles Francis Massey Swynnerton (1877-1938), well-known naturalist, who first recorded and collected many species of flora and fauna in and around the Chirinda Forest
Habitat: (Sub)montane grassland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the border Highlands of Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Images last updated: Tuesday 19 June 2018
Literature:

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 182.

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 148.

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 swynnertonii var. leiophylla Under Selaginaceae

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Page 166. as Walafrida swynnertonii leiophylla


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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 swynnertonii var. leiophylla.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151640, retrieved 20 August 2019

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