Pentanisia schweinfurthii Hiern

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Pentanisia schweinfurthii

Picture: Petra Ballings
Cleveland Dam

Pentanisia schweinfurthii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Pentanisia schweinfurthii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park

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Synonyms: Pentanisia variabilis sensu auct. non Harv.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb up to 25 cm, growing from a woody rootstock.
Type location:
Sudan
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: schweinfurthii: named after Dr Georg August Schweinfurth (1836-1925), german botanical collector and taxonomist.
Habitat: In grassland and open woodland
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Aug - Oct
Worldwide distribution:
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,N,Mc,C,W
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 106 - 107. (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 248. (Includes a picture).

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 134, plate 175

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 59 - 61. (Includes a picture).

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 99.

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Flora of Malawi: Pentanisia schweinfurthii
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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pentanisia schweinfurthii
African Plant Database: Pentanisia schweinfurthii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Pentanisia schweinfurthii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pentanisia schweinfurthii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pentanisia schweinfurthii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pentanisia schweinfurthii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pentanisia schweinfurthii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Pentanisia schweinfurthii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Pentanisia schweinfurthii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pentanisia schweinfurthii
Ispot Southern Africa: Pentanisia schweinfurthii
JSTOR Plant Science: Pentanisia schweinfurthii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pentanisia schweinfurthii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pentanisia schweinfurthii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Pentanisia schweinfurthii
Tropicos: Pentanisia schweinfurthii


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: Pentanisia schweinfurthii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=155680, retrieved 23 March 2019

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