Phymaspermum bolusii (Hutch.) Källersjö

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Phymaspermum bolusii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba rd before Eagle School rd junction

Phymaspermum bolusii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba rd before Eagle School rd junction

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Synonyms: Brachymeris bolusii Hutch.
Common names:
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Perennial subshrub up to 2 m. Leaves 3-5 cm, linear, densely arranged along the erect branches. Flowers in yellow terminal corymbs.
Notes: Locally common in the high altitude and high rainfall areas of the Eastern Highlands. The locality of the record from division C is not known; the folder at SRGH was empty on 5 October 2005. At SRGH, there was only one specimen from division S.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In scrub and on roadside verges
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1500 m
Flowering time:Jul - Oct
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Wednesday 5 October 2005

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 278. As Brachymeris bolusii

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 27.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Phymaspermum bolusii
African Plant Database: Phymaspermum bolusii
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Phymaspermum bolusii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Phymaspermum bolusii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Phymaspermum bolusii
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Phymaspermum bolusii., retrieved 4 October 2022

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