Fadogia tetraquetra K. Krause
var. grandiflora (Robyns) Verdc.

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Fadogia tetraquetra var. grandiflora

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Road from Mt Selinda to Espungabera border post

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Synonyms: Fadogia dalzielii Robyns
Fadogia glauca Robyns
Fadogia grandiflora Robyns
Fadogia pobeguinii sensu Hutch. & Dalz.
Fadogia variabilis Robyns
Common names:
Status: Native
See var. tetraquetrafor general details. This variety is distinguished by stems covered in crisped hairs; leaves with dense crisped hairs on the midrib beneath or pubescence on all the veins beneath; flower buds sometimes hairy.
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Habitat: Open grassland and along forest edges.
Altitude range: (metres) 1140 - 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Eswatini and Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Bridson, D.M. (1998). Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2) Page 271.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 26.

Fabian, A. & Germishuizen, G. (1997). Wild Flowers of Northern South Africa. Fernwood Press, Vlaeburg. Pages 402 - 403. (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.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 88.

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fadogia tetraquetra
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Wikipedia: Fadogia tetraquetra

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: Fadogia tetraquetra var. grandiflora.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156160, retrieved 24 May 2024

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