Thunbergia huillensis S. Moore

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Thunbergia huillensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
Main Harare-Mutare Rd nr Marondera

Thunbergia huillensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
Main Harare-Mutare Rd nr Marondera

Thunbergia huillensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
11, Blue Haze Lane, Umwinsidale

Thunbergia huillensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
11, Blue Haze Lane, Umwinsidale

Thunbergia huillensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
11, Blue Haze Lane, Umwinsidale

Thunbergia huillensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Thunbergia huillensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Thunbergia huillensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

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Synonyms: Thunbergia angustata De Wild.
Thunbergia hanningtonii Burkill
Thunbergia kassneri S.Moore
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb growing from a woody rootstock. Stems several trailing to suberect, up to 1-2 m long. Leaves opposite, narrowly oblong-elliptic, up to 9 cm long, 3 times or more longer than wide, sometimes with small subhastate lobes at the base; margin entire or shallowly crenate; petiole 2-8 mm long, more or less greyish pubescent, not winged. Flowers axillary, solitary. Bracteoles ovate, up to 1.9 cm long, leathery, green with brownish rib-like veins. Corolla pale lemon-yellow, sometimes slightly darker yellow in the throat; lobes up to 1.5 × 1.7 cm, often broadly emarginate. Capsule 7-9 mm in diameter with a narrowly triangular beak, 10-12 mm long, densely and finely velvety.
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In miombo woodland and along roadsides.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,Lk,S
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Content last updated: Wednesday 25 April 2012
Literature:

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 15.

Vollesen, K. (2009). Acanthaceae (Part 1) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 45 - 46.

Vollesen, K. (2013). Acanthaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 8(5) Page 28.

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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: Thunbergia huillensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=152980, retrieved 17 October 2019

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