Cynoglossum lanceolatum Forssk.

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (8)

Cynoglossum lanceolatum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Eland Way, Haka

Cynoglossum lanceolatum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Eland Way, Haka

Cynoglossum lanceolatum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mt Rukotso.

Cynoglossum lanceolatum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Camp site, Ndundu Lodge Vumba.

Cynoglossum lanceolatum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Camp site, Ndundu Lodge Vumba.

Specimen citations: Display citations Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Cynoglossum micranthum Desf.
Paracynoglossum lanceolatum (Forssk.) R.R. Mill.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Short-lived perennial herb with annual stems, up to 1.5 m. Leaves lanceolate near the base to near-linear higher up the stem. Flowers all along the branches, up to 4 mm across, white to sky blue. Fruits consisting of 4 small nutlets, covered in sticky hairs.
Type location:
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: lanceolatum: lanceolate
Habitat: A plant of various open habitats including as a weed of cultivation and roadsides.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Dec - Jan
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Content last updated: Wednesday 14 December 2011
Literature:

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.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 12.

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 30.

Martins, E.S. (1990). Boraginaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(4) Pages 105 - 107. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Cynoglossum lanceolatum:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Flora of Mozambique: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cynoglossum lanceolatum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cynoglossum lanceolatum
African Plant Database: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cynoglossum lanceolatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cynoglossum lanceolatum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cynoglossum lanceolatum
iNaturalist: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cynoglossum lanceolatum
JSTOR Plant Science: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Plants of the World Online: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Tropicos: Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Wikipedia: Cynoglossum lanceolatum


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: Cynoglossum lanceolatum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=148510, retrieved 16 September 2019

Site software last modified: 10 May 2018 10:51pm
Terms of use