Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum

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Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Views, Vumba

Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bunga Views, Vumba

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Frequency: Locally common in the E Highlands (especially the Vumba)
Status: Native
Description:
Small perennial herb, usually less than 12 cm tall. Leaves erect, in a basal rosette, lanceolate, densely pubescent on both surfaces. Inflorescence up to 10 cm tall, racemose. Flowers mauve-purple, white towards the centre, 2-lipped; lower lip 3-lobed; lobes obtuse.
Notes: Note: Status uncertain. It appears to resemble C. lanceolatum most closely and occurs in similar habitats. However, it differs in the leaves being pubescent throughout and different colouring of the corolla.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Occurring in seasonally wet, shallow soil overlying rock.
Altitude range: (metres) 1740 - 2380 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Thursday 20 May 2010
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
Ispot Southern Africa: Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
JSTOR Plant Science: Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum
Tropicos: Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum


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: Craterostigma sp. no. 1 cf. lanceolatum.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=181340, retrieved 26 March 2019

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