Pavetta lasiopeplus K. Schum.

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Pavetta lasiopeplus

Picture: Bart Wursten
C49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane

Pavetta lasiopeplus

Picture: Bart Wursten
C49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane

Pavetta lasiopeplus

Picture: Bart Wursten
C49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane

Pavetta lasiopeplus

Picture: Bart Wursten
C49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane

Pavetta lasiopeplus

Picture: Bart Wursten
C49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane

Pavetta lasiopeplus

Picture: Bart Wursten
C49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane

Pavetta lasiopeplus

Picture: Bart Wursten
C49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane

Pavetta lasiopeplus

Picture: Bart Wursten
C49 to Linyanthi / Chichimane

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Synonyms: Pavetta inconspicua Dinter ex Bremek.
Pavetta microlancea sensu Good non K. Schum.
Pavetta zeyheri sensu Kok & Grobbelaar, p.p.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Hairless small shrub up to 2 m tall. Leaves clustered on short lateral spurs or spaced along young twigs, sessile, narrowly obovate, oblanceolate or linear-lanceolate, 2–6.3 cm long; domatia absent; bacterial nodules few to many but sometimes absent, dot-like or elliptical, scattered; stipules on young twigs with truncate limb 1–2 mm long and apiculum 1–1.5 mm long. Inflorescence-supporting branches up to 3.5 cm long, slender, leafless or occasionally bearing short lateral spurs. Inflorescences, 8–13 mm wide excluding corollas; pedicels 0.8–4 mm long; bracts up to 3.5 mm long, densely covered with silky white hairs inside. Calyx lobes linear-lanceolate, linear-triangular or strap-shape, 2–3 mm long, 0.6–1 mm wide at the base, spreading when mature. Corolla white, greenish-white or yellowish-white; hairless outside; tube 6–9 mm long, not bearded at the throat; lobes more or less narrowly oblong-ovate, 4–6 mm long. Fruit 5–6 mm in diameter, crowned by calyx limb with spreading lobes, black when ripe.
Type location:
Namibia
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In mixed or mopane woodland and deciduous thickets on Kalahari sand, usually in sandy soils or sometimes on clay soils, often near rivers.
Altitude range: 900 - 1050 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Saturday 17 March 2018
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 583 - 584.

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 1124. Included under Pavetta zeyheri

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 624 - 625. included in Pavetta zeyheri

Mannheimer, C. & Curtis B. (2009). Le Roux and Müller's Field Guide to the Trees and Shrubs of Namibia Macmillan Education, Windhoek, Namibia. Pages 472 - 473. as Pavetta zeyheri p.p. (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 73.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 90.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 98. included in Pavetta zeyheri

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Flora of Botswana: Pavetta lasiopeplus
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Pavetta lasiopeplus

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Pavetta lasiopeplus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156330, retrieved 20 July 2018

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