Calyptocarpus vialis Less.

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Calyptocarpus vialis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mandavu Dam picnic site, Hwange National Park.

Calyptocarpus vialis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mandavu Dam picnic site, Hwange National Park.

Calyptocarpus vialis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mandavu Dam picnic site, Hwange National Park.

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Synonyms: Blainvillea tampicana (DC.) Benth. & Hook.f.
Calyptocarpus blepharolepis B.L.Rob.
Calyptocarpus tampicanus (DC.) Small
Oligogyne tampicana DC.
Synedrella vialis (Less.) A.Gray
Zexmenia hispidula Buckley
Common names:
Frequency: Probably rare
Status: Introduced
Description:
Notes: This appears to be a very recent and local introduction in Zimbabwe.
Derivation of specific name: vialis: of the wayside, ruderal
Habitat: Disturbed areas
Altitude range: (metres) 960 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native in Texas, Louisiana, Central America and Venezuela; naturalized in Taiwan, Australia, Hawaii and parts of United States.
Zimbabwe distribution: W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Thursday 22 October 2015
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Calyptocarpus vialis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Calyptocarpus vialis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Calyptocarpus vialis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Calyptocarpus vialis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Calyptocarpus vialis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Calyptocarpus vialis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Calyptocarpus vialis
iNaturalist: Calyptocarpus vialis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Calyptocarpus vialis
JSTOR Plant Science: Calyptocarpus vialis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Calyptocarpus vialis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Calyptocarpus vialis
Plants of the World Online: Calyptocarpus vialis
Tropicos: Calyptocarpus vialis
Wikipedia: Calyptocarpus vialis


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: Calyptocarpus vialis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=223180, retrieved 15 August 2022

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