Rhamphicarpa brevipedicellata O.J. Hansen

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Status: Native
Erect annual to 40 cm. Leaves 10-80 cm, pinnatisect. Pedicels 1-6 mm long. Corolla white to pink: tube narrow, 25-35 mm long, straight or curved; lobes 5-8 mm long, rounded. Capsule 7-15 mm × 5-7 mm broad, strongly oblique, winged mainly on the upper suture.
Derivation of specific name: brevipedicellata: with a short pedicel.
Habitat: In vleis and seepage zones over rocks, usually in sandy soils.
Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution: DRC to South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,S
Growth form(s): Annual.
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 30.

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 78. Under Scrophulariaceae

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Page 137.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 104.

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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: Rhamphicarpa brevipedicellata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=152220, retrieved 22 May 2024

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