Kohautia subverticillata (K. Schum.) D. Mantell
subsp. subverticillata

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Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chiyire River bridge, by Mutare to Birchenough Bridge road

Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chiyire River bridge, by Mutare to Birchenough Bridge road

Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chiyire River bridge, by Mutare to Birchenough Bridge road

Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Masuma Dam, Hwange National Park

Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Masuma Dam, Hwange National Park

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Synonyms: Kohautia lasiocarpa var. xerophila (Schinz) Bremek.
Oldenlandia subverticillata K. Schum.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect annual herb, often slender and unbranched but may be much-branched up to 60 cm tall. Leaves linear-lanceolate; margins often revolute. Flowers in pairs at the nodes, whitish or yellowish green. Fruit a subspherical capsule, crowned with the triangular remains of the calyx lobes. Most parts of the plant papillose.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: subverticillata: almost or partly whorled
Habitat: In sandy and stony soils in grassland and open woodland, disturbed areas and roadsides.
Altitude range: (metres) 480 - 1750 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: From Burundi and Tanzania, South to Angola, Namibia and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Friday 2 September 2011
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 23.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 109. (Includes a picture).

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 72.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 97.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 89 - 90.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kohautia subverticillata
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Kohautia subverticillata
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JSTOR Plant Science: Kohautia subverticillata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kohautia subverticillata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kohautia subverticillata
Plants of the World Online: Kohautia subverticillata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Kohautia subverticillata
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Wikipedia: Kohautia subverticillata


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: Kohautia subverticillata subsp. subverticillata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154770, retrieved 13 December 2019

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