Adenia goetzei Harms

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Adenia goetzei

Picture: Bart Wursten
Msorodoni Farm, by rd to Mtoroshanga

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Erect perennial herb, up to 35 cm, with annual stems growing from an underground tuber. Leaves oblong-lanceolate with scattered glands. Tendrils absent. Flowers in few-flowered cymes, yellowish, unisexual, with both sexes on the same plant. Fruit an ellipsoid capsule.
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Derivation of specific name: goetzei: after Walter Goetze (1872-1899), German naturalist, explorer, photographer and collector of botanical and zoological specimens in Tanzania.
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Flowering time:Dec - Feb
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk
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Fernandes, R. & A. (1978). Passifloraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 402 - 403.

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 66.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Adenia goetzei

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Adenia goetzei
African Plant Database: Adenia goetzei
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Adenia goetzei
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Adenia goetzei
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Adenia goetzei
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Adenia goetzei
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Adenia goetzei
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Adenia goetzei
iNaturalist: Adenia goetzei
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Adenia goetzei
JSTOR Plant Science: Adenia goetzei
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Adenia goetzei
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Adenia goetzei
Plants of the World Online: Adenia goetzei
Tropicos: Adenia goetzei
Wikipedia: Adenia goetzei

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: Species information: Adenia goetzei., retrieved 28 November 2020

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