Astripomoea hyoscyamoides (Vatke) Verdc.

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Astripomoea hyoscyamoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
By Teviotdale Road, Borrowdale Common, Harare

Astripomoea hyoscyamoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
By Teviotdale Road, Borrowdale Common, Harare

Astripomoea hyoscyamoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
By Teviotdale Road, Borrowdale Common, Harare

Astripomoea hyoscyamoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
By Teviotdale Road, Borrowdale Common, Harare

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Frequency: Rare
Status: Introduced
Description:
Annual or short-lived perennial. Stems up to 2 m tall, often branching above. Leaves: petiole c. 1 cm; lamina elliptic or elliptic-oblanceolate, 2-7 × 1.5-3 cm, densely grey-tomentose with stellate hairs. Flowers in relatively lax, several-flowered, umbel-like cymes or heads. Corolla whitish with a mauve centre, over 2 cm long. Capsule spherical, yellowish.
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Habitat: In disturbed ground
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi.
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 54 - 55.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Astripomoea hyoscyamoides
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Astripomoea hyoscyamoides
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Wikipedia: Astripomoea hyoscyamoides


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: Astripomoea hyoscyamoides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=203800, retrieved 24 November 2020

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