Wahlenbergia androsacea A. DC.

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Wahlenbergia androsacea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Wahlenbergia androsacea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Wahlenbergia androsacea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

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Synonyms: Wahlenbergia arenaria DC.
Common names:
Status: Native
Erect annual herb, up to 55 cm, with a basal rosette of leaves; margin dentate to pinnately lobed.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: A species of river banks and damp sandy grassland, usually near water.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 7 March 2007

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 31.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 43.

Thulin, M. (1983). Campanulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 92 - 94.

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Flora of Botswana: Wahlenbergia androsacea
Flora of Mozambique: Wahlenbergia androsacea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Wahlenbergia androsacea
African Plant Database: Wahlenbergia androsacea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Wahlenbergia androsacea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Wahlenbergia androsacea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Wahlenbergia androsacea
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iNaturalist: Wahlenbergia androsacea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Wahlenbergia androsacea
JSTOR Plant Science: Wahlenbergia androsacea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Wahlenbergia androsacea
Plants of the World Online: Wahlenbergia androsacea
Tropicos: Wahlenbergia androsacea
Wikipedia: Wahlenbergia androsacea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Wahlenbergia androsacea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=157550, retrieved 25 September 2023

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