Margaretta rosea Oliv.
subsp. cornetii (Dewèvre) Goyder

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Synonyms: Margaretta cornetii Dewevre
Margaretta decipiens Schltr.
Margaretta verdickii De Wild.
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Status: Native
See subsp. orbicularis for general details. This subspecies differs in the upper part of the corona oblong or obovate, gradually tapering into the petal-like claw.
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Derivation of specific name: rosea: rose, rosy
Habitat: Burnt grassland.
Altitude range: 1000 - 1800 m
Flowering time:Sept - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Southeastern DRC, Southwestern Tanzania, Zambia and western Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,S
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Goyder, D.J. (2005). Infraspecific variation in Margaretta rosea Oliv. (Apocynaceae: Asclepiadoideae) Kew Bulletin 60(1) Pages 89 - 92.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 281 - 283. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Margaretta rosea subsp. cornetii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Margaretta rosea
African Plant Database: Margaretta rosea
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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Margaretta rosea subsp. cornetii., retrieved 3 December 2023

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