Fadogia stenophylla Hiern
subsp. odorata (K. Krause) Verdc.

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Fadogia stenophylla subsp. odorata

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Oct 2012
Photo: Lari Merrett

Fadogia stenophylla subsp. odorata

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Oct 2012
Photo: Lari Merrett

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Synonyms: Fadogia odorata Krause
Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Perennial herb with short annual unbranched stems, up to 40 cm, growing from a slender creeping woody rhizome. The inflorescences are 1 to 3 flowered, axillary in the lower nodes, sometimes flowering before the leaves appear. (image 2). Flowers greenish-white to yellow.
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: stenophylla: narrow-leaved
Habitat: Dambo grassland, Proteasavanna.
Altitude range: 1250 - 2150 m
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique; also Angola, D. R. Congo, Burundi
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,Mc,W
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Content last updated: Friday 16 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 274 - 276. (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 241. (Includes a picture).

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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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fadogia stenophylla
African Plant Database: Fadogia stenophylla
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fadogia stenophylla
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Tropicos: Fadogia stenophylla
Wikipedia: Fadogia stenophylla

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 stenophylla subsp. odorata.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156140, retrieved 4 October 2023

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