Paederia bojeriana (A.Rich.) Drake
subsp. foetens (Hiern) Verdc.

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Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens

Picture: Mark Hyde
Near 'Boma' restaurant, Hippo Pools

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Synonyms: Lecontea bojeriana A. Rich.
Paederia foetens (Hiern) K. Schum.
Siphomeris foetens Hiern
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Status: Native
Description:
Vigorous climber with an unpleasant smell. Leaves opposite or in whorls of 3. elliptic to ovate, grey-green, densely velvety, particularly below; petiole up to 15 cm long, velvety. Flowers in axillary many flowered heads on long peduncles, whitish to pale creamy-yellow. Fruit compressed ellipsoid, c. 12 mm long, yellowish to brownish, crowned by the persistent calyx lobes.
Type location:
Mozambique
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: bojeriana: after Wenceslas Bojer (1795/1797-1856), Czech naturalist, horticulturist and botanist at the Imperial Museum at Vienna who collected extensively in Mauritius, Madagascar, Comoro Islands and on the East coast of Africa.
Habitat: In scrub, woodland and forest margins, often in riverine areas
Altitude range: Up to 1100 m
Flowering time:Apr - May
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,E,S,W
Growth form(s): Climber, liane.
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Literature:

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.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 64 - 65. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Paederia bojeriana
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Paederia bojeriana
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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: Paederia bojeriana subsp. foetens.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156550, retrieved 7 December 2019

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