Streptocarpus solenanthus Mansf.

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Epiphyte in forest or sometimes exposed on rocks
Altitude range: (metres) 1350 - 2200 m
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 180. (Includes a picture).

Hilliard, O.M. & Burtt, B.L. (1971). Streptocarpus, an African Plant Study University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg Pages 185 - 186. (Includes a picture).

Hilliard, O.M. & Burtt, B.L. (1988). Gesneriaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(3) Page 47.

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 54.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 67.

Other sources of information about Streptocarpus solenanthus:

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Flora of Malawi: Streptocarpus solenanthus
Flora of Zambia: Streptocarpus solenanthus

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Streptocarpus solenanthus., retrieved 22 May 2018

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