Volkameria eriophylla (Gürke) Mabb. & Y.W. Yuan

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Volkameria eriophylla

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Quarry kopje, Cleveland Dam

Volkameria eriophylla

Picture: Bart Wursten
Quarry kopje, Cleveland Dam

Volkameria eriophylla

Picture: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Volkameria eriophylla

Picture: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Volkameria eriophylla

Picture: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

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Synonyms: Clerodendrum eriophyllum Gürke
Clerodendrum glabrum sensu auct. non E. Mey.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small tree. Stems and branches covered in white lenticels. Leaves mostly in whorls of 3 to 4, ovate to elliptic, variously hairy, particularly along the midrib. Leaves often folded up on either side of the midrib, unpleasantly scented when crushed. Flowers in dense, rounded terminal heads, white to pale pink with pink or mauve stamens and style exerted. Fruits rounded or slightly lobed, c. 10 mm in diameter, yellowish when ripe.
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Habitat: In open woodland and riverine thickets, often associated with rocky hillsides or termite mounds.
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Flowering time:Dec - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,E,Lk,S
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Insects associated with this species: Hypolycaena philippus philippus (Larval foodplant)
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Literature:

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 14.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 9.

Coates Palgrave, K. et al. (1956). Trees of Central Africa National Publications Trust, Salisbury. Pages 427 - 429. as Clerodendrum glabrum (Includes a picture).

Coates Palgrave, M. (1989). Guide to the trees and shrubs of the Mukuvisi Woodlands ?publisher. Page 23. as Clerodendrum glabrum

Drummond, R.B. (1981). Common Trees of the Central Watershed Woodlands of Zimbabwe. Natural Resources Board, Harare. Pages 200 - 201. as Clerodendrum glabrum (Includes a picture).

Fernandes, R. (2005). Lamiaceae (subfamilies: Viticoideae and Ajugoideae) Flora Zambesiaca 8(7) Pages 117 - 118.

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 55.

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 72. As Clerodendrum glabrum

Yuan, Y.W., Mabberly, D.J., Steane, D.A. & Olmstead, R.G. (2010). Further disintegration and redefinition of Clerodendrum (Lamiaceae): Implications for the understanding of the evolution of an intriguing breeding strategy Taxon 59(1) Page 132.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Volkameria eriophylla.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149000, retrieved 5 December 2022

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