Buddleja pulchella N.E. Br.

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Buddleja pulchella

Picture: Mark Hyde
Diana's Vow

Buddleja pulchella

Picture: Mark Hyde
Diana's Vow

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Common names:
Shrub, sometimes climbing, to 10 m or more. Stipules 0. Leaves opposite or subopposite, petiolate, entire but sometimes lobed; veins obscure. Inflorescence a lax panicle. Corolla white to pale orange with a darker orange or yellow throat; tube 3.7 to 6.5 times length of the lobes. Stamens included. Fruit a capsule. Seeds sometimes minutely winged.
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Flowering time:Jun - Aug
Worldwide distribution: Eastern tropical Africa and eastern South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
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Growth form(s): Climber, shrub over 2 m.
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 117. (Includes a picture).

Dowsett-Lemaire, F. (1989). The flora and phytogeography of the evergreen forests of Malawi. I: Afromontane and mid-altitude forests; Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 59(1/2) Page 23.

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

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 172.

Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. (1983). Loganiaceae (inc. Buddlejaceae) Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 339 - 341. (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 58. Under Loganiaceae

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Wikipedia: Buddleja pulchella

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Buddleja pulchella.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144550, retrieved 26 February 2024

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