Merremia xanthophylla Hallier f.

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Merremia xanthophylla

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Merremia xanthophylla

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Merremia xanthophylla

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hills behind Valley of Kings, Mutare.

Merremia xanthophylla

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hills behind Valley of Kings, Mutare.

Merremia xanthophylla

Picture: Bart Wursten
Hills behind Valley of Kings, Mutare.

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Synonyms: Merremia pes-draconis Hallier f.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Prostrate herb, with trailing stems. Most parts covered in short yellow-brown hairs. Leaves variable from lanceolate-ovate to deeply 3 to 9 lobed. Inflorescence few-flowered on long peduncles, up to 11 cm. Flowers whitish to pale yellow.
Type location:
DRC
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On stony ground in grassland.
Altitude range: 950 - 1660 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Tropical Africa from Sudan and Ethiopia to Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 173.

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Page 43.

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 37.

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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: Merremia xanthophylla.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147410, retrieved 20 September 2020

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