Details of record no: 93353

Heliotropium ovalifolium Forssk.

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Record details:

Date: 21 Jan 2005
Recorder(s):S Kruger
Collector(s):S Kruger
97
Determiner(s):D Lutombi
Confirmer(s):
Herbarium:WIND
Habitat: Found in pan-like area in clay soil. Rare.
Location: Caprivi, Mukwe District
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Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1722D4
Grid reference:
FZ Divisions (Flora Zambesiaca):
Current administrative provinces:
Altitude (metres): 1000
Notes: Herbaceous shrub, 0.40-0.30 m high. Flowers carried in spike-like inflorescence. 5 white petals with yellow mouth, tubular. Flowers carried on one side of spike. Fruits, small, four lobed capsules. Leaves obovate, covered in long hair on both sides of leaf, alternate. Stem green and covered in bristle hairs.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.846389, 22.906111
Location Accuracy Code: 5

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Individual record no: 93353: Heliotropium ovalifolium.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=93353, retrieved 29 January 2022

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