Gomphostigma virgatum (L.f.) Baill.

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Gomphostigma virgatum

Picture: Arthur Murray Harmsworth
Mshagashe river, just below the weir close to Mshagashe waterworks/S.P.C.A. Masvingo.

Gomphostigma virgatum

Picture: Arthur Murray Harmsworth
Mshagashe river, just below the weir close to Mshagashe waterworks/S.P.C.A. Masvingo.

Gomphostigma virgatum

Picture: Arthur Murray Harmsworth
Mshagashe river, just below the weir close to Mshagashe waterworks/S.P.C.A. Masvingo.

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Synonyms: Gomphostigma scorpoides Turcz.
Sopubia leposa S. Moore
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Derivation of specific name: virgatum: twiggy
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Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 19.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 268.

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983). Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 344 - 345. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 41.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Gomphostigma virgatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Gomphostigma virgatum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Gomphostigma virgatum
Tropicos: Gomphostigma virgatum


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: Gomphostigma virgatum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144500, retrieved 25 April 2019

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