Lopholaena brickellioides S. Moore

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Lopholaena brickellioides

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Hillside, above Bundi plain near Mountain hut, Chimanimani Mountains

Lopholaena brickellioides

Photo: Stefaan Dondeyne
Hillside, above Bundi plain near Mountain hut, Chimanimani Mountains

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Status: Native
Woody shrub or small tree. Leaves alternate, with a long petiole, ovate-elliptic, grey-green, hairless, leathery; margin entire. Capitula in many-flowered branched terminal heads, white to purple; ray-florets absent.
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Habitat: Occurring on rocky montane areas, often growing in crevices.
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Saturday 11 July 2009

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 1023. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 37.

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

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 26.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 89.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Lopholaena brickellioides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160920, retrieved 10 August 2020

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