Details of record no: 71678

Persicaria senegalensis (Meisn.) Soják

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Record details:

Date: 17 May 2015
Recorder(s):BT Wursten
J Guyton
Collector(s):J Guyton
JAG_15_137A
Determiner(s):BT Wursten
Confirmer(s):
Herbarium:
Habitat: Floodplain/Thicket
Location: Lake Urema Floodplain Edge, Gorongosa National Park
Location code(s): 14
Outing code: 41
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Mozambique
Quarter Degree Square: 1834C4
Grid reference:
FZ Divisions (Flora Zambesiaca): MS
Current administrative provinces:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Upright, branching, herbaceous plant up to c.100cm high. White inflorescences with an orange tinge holding small flowers at the top of the stems. Long, unserrated, velvety leaves, gray-green, slightly lighter on the underside. Green stems that are thick and soft. Looks like a water plant. Overall lapathifolia has an orange tinge (warm) as opposed to senegalensis's overall pink-blue (cool) tinge.
Latitude, Longitude: -18.916660, 34.489280
Location Accuracy Code: 7

Map of species record

Images:

Image: 2

Persicaria senegalensis
Species id:121840
Image id:2
Image number:23662
Photographer: BT Wursten
Picture label
Code 1 if image of a herbarium specimen:0
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Image notes:Upright, branching, herbaceous plant up to c.100cm high. White inflorescences with an orange tinge holding small flowers at the top of the stems. Long, unserrated, velvety leaves, gray-green, slightly lighter on the underside. Green stems that are thick and soft. Looks like a water plant. Overall lapathifolia has an orange tinge (warm) as opposed to senegalensis's overall pink-blue (cool) tinge.

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Individual record no: 71678: Persicaria senegalensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=71678, retrieved 8 August 2020

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