Persicaria senegalensis f. albotomentosa (R.A. Graham) K.L. Wilson

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Persicaria senegalensis f. albotomentosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mshelele Dam, Matobo National Park

Persicaria senegalensis f. albotomentosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mshelele Dam, Matobo National Park

Persicaria senegalensis f. albotomentosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mshelele Dam, Matobo National Park

Persicaria senegalensis f. albotomentosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mshelele Dam, Matobo National Park

Persicaria senegalensis f. albotomentosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mshelele Dam, Matobo National Park

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Frequency: Locally common, often forming large stands
Status: Native
Description:
See f. senegalensis for general description details. Although it is taxonomically merely distinguished as a form, these plants are very easily recognized by the dense covering of grey hairs. Both forms are sometimes seen growing together.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: albotomentosa: white hairy.
Habitat: In damp places near and in water by dams, lakes and rivers.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1800 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa, South Africa, Egypt and Madagascar.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Thursday 25 December 2014
Literature:

Nogueira, I., Ortiz, S. & Paiva, J.A.R. (2006). Polygonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 10 - 11.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 93.


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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Persicaria senegalensis f. albotomentosa
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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: Persicaria senegalensis f. albotomentosa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=218110, retrieved 21 August 2019

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