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:
Status: Native
See var. swynnertonii for general description details. This variety is distinguished by the leaves being hairless or nearly so.
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)
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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

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Selago swynnertonii
African Plant Database: Selago swynnertonii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Selago swynnertonii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Selago swynnertonii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Selago swynnertonii
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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., retrieved 24 April 2019

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