Fadogia cienkowskii Schweinf.
var. cienkowskii

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Fadogia cienkowskii var. cienkowskii

Protea Hill Farm
Oct 2008
Photo: Mike Bingham

Fadogia cienkowskii var. cienkowskii

Protea Hill Farm
Nov 2008
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Frequency: Common and widespread
Status: Native
Suffrutex 0.3-1.2 m tall. Few to several simple stems arising from a branched woody rhizome, covered with rust coloured hairs. Leaves 3-4-whorled, markedly discolorous. Indumentum of leaf undersides consisting of a mixture of coarse hairs and an understorey of papillae. Inflorescence 2-6-flowered, or flowers sometimes solitary. Corolla yellow or cream-coloured.
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Habitat: Grassland and wooded grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe; Angola, D.R. Congo, Tanzania, northward to Mali and S. Sudan.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,C,Lk,S,W
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Content last updated: Tuesday 20 September 2016

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 108 - 109. (Includes a picture).

Bridson, D.M. (1998). Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2) Pages 267 - 268.

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.

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 26. As Fadogia cienkowskii

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 72.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Fadogia cienkowskii var. cienkowskii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156120, retrieved 4 February 2023

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