Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl
subsp. viscosum
var. krausii Friedr.

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Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
By road to Hwange NP, Main Camp.

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along Fort Usher road, Matobo

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Synonyms: Limeum natalense Schellenb.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
This variety differs from var. viscosum by the narrowly lanceolate or narrowly oblanceolate leaves, usually 3-7.5 times as long as wide, and the pedicels up to 6 mm long.
Type location:
Natal
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: viscosum: viscid, sticky
Habitat: It is mostly found in open areas in mopane woodland and along roadsides, often in moist places and sandy soils.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: (this variety) Botswana, Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): S,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1978). Molluginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 530 - 531.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 406. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 15. under Aizoaceae

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Limeum viscosum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Limeum viscosum
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Limeum viscosum subsp. viscosum var. krausii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122830, retrieved 19 November 2019

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