Bothriocline inyangana N.E. Br.
var. inyangana

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Bothriocline inyangana var. inyangana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Bothriocline inyangana var. inyangana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Synonyms: Bothriocline longipes sensu auct. non (Oliv. & Hiern) N.E. Br.
Common names:
Status: Native
Erect shrubby perennial with annual stems 0.5-3 m tall. Stems mostly herbaceous, sometimes becoming woody below. Leaves opposite, sometimes 3-whorled, 4-20 cm long, elliptic to lanceolate, finely but roughly hairy on both surfaces; margin serrate-dentate. Inflorescence branched with many small capitula. Florets pale to deep mauve or purple.
Derivation of specific name: inyangana: of Mt Nyangani
Habitat: Submontane grassland, forest margins and streamsides; also in high rainfall wooded grassland
Altitude range: (metres) Above 1450 m
Flowering time:Mar - May
Worldwide distribution: From Tanzania and the DRC south to Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status:
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 174 - 175. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 84.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 10. As Bothriocline inyangana

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 24.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 166 - 168. As Bothriocline inyangana (Includes a picture).

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 88.

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Flora of Malawi: Bothriocline inyangana var. inyangana
Flora of Mozambique: Bothriocline inyangana var. inyangana
Flora of Zambia: Bothriocline inyangana var. inyangana

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bothriocline inyangana
African Plant Database: Bothriocline inyangana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bothriocline inyangana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bothriocline inyangana
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JSTOR Plant Science: Bothriocline inyangana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bothriocline inyangana
Plants of the World Online: Bothriocline inyangana
Tropicos: Bothriocline inyangana
Wikipedia: Bothriocline inyangana

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: Bothriocline inyangana var. inyangana., retrieved 30 May 2024

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