Oldenlandia corymbosa L.
var. corymbosa

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Oldenlandia corymbosa var. corymbosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chironde Camp, Coutada 12

Oldenlandia corymbosa var. corymbosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chironde Camp, Coutada 12

Oldenlandia corymbosa var. corymbosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chironde Camp, Coutada 12

Oldenlandia corymbosa var. corymbosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chironde Camp, Coutada 12

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Synonyms: Hedyotis corymbosa (L.) Lam.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
See var. caespitosa for general details. This variety differs in the inflorescences mostly being 2-6-flowered and leaves being elliptic, up to 7 mm wide.
Notes: Also see var. linearis for comparison.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In grassland and woodland or along flooded shores of lakes, streams and vleis, often on bare sandy or laterite soils, sometimes weedy.
Altitude range: (metres) 450 - 1450 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread throughout Africa and the Old World tropics and subtropics.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 11 March 2020
Literature:

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 102. As Oldenlandia corymbosa

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.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 90.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 136 - 137.


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Flora of Malawi: Oldenlandia corymbosa var. corymbosa
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JSTOR Plant Science: Oldenlandia corymbosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Oldenlandia corymbosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Oldenlandia corymbosa
Plants of the World Online: Oldenlandia corymbosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Oldenlandia corymbosa
Tropicos: Oldenlandia corymbosa
Wikipedia: Oldenlandia corymbosa


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Oldenlandia corymbosa var. corymbosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154900, retrieved 5 April 2020

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