Agathisanthemum globosum (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Bremek.

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Agathisanthemum globosum

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Path to Chisanga Falls, Nyika National Park

Agathisanthemum globosum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Path to Chisanga Falls, Nyika National Park

Agathisanthemum globosum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Path to Chisanga Falls, Nyika National Park

Agathisanthemum globosum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Path to Chisanga Falls, Nyika National Park

Agathisanthemum globosum

Picture: Bart Wursten
Path to Chisanga Falls, Nyika National Park

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Synonyms: Agathisanthemum petersii Klotzsch
Agathisanthemum quadricostatum Bremek.
Hedyotis globosa Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Oldenlandia globosa (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Klotzsch ex Hiern
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Type location:
Ethiopia
Notes: Plants often drying a peculiar yellow-green caused by an aluminium accumulator.
A highly variable species and although typical forms are easily distinguished from Agathisanthemum bojeri intermediates with that species are found and it is possible that in some inland areas hybrids do occur.
Derivation of specific name: globosum: globose, referring to the dense rounded inflorescence.
Habitat: Grassland, Brachystegia woodland, roadsides, edges of dambos or in cultivated fields.
Altitude range: 975 - 2000 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Gabon, DRC, Burundi, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,E,C,S,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Friday 11 October 2019
Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 112 - 113. Listed as A. bojeri but should refer to A. globosum (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 238. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 99.

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 71.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 86.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 110 - 111.

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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: Agathisanthemum globosum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154820, retrieved 16 December 2019

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