Adenostemma mauritianum DC.

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Adenostemma mauritianum

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Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Glandular-hairy herb.
Derivation of specific name: mauritianum: from Mauritius
Habitat: In forest clearings and margins and high rainfall woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1660 m
Flowering time:(Aug)
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
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Endemic status:
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 823 - 824. (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 23.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Adenostemma mauritianum
African Plant Database: Adenostemma mauritianum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Adenostemma mauritianum
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Ispot Southern Africa: Adenostemma mauritianum
JSTOR Plant Science: Adenostemma mauritianum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Adenostemma mauritianum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Adenostemma mauritianum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Adenostemma mauritianum
Tropicos: Adenostemma mauritianum

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: Adenostemma mauritianum., retrieved 21 April 2019

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