Hypericophyllum elatum (O. Hoffm.) N.E. Br.

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Synonyms: Jaumea elata O. Hoffm.
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Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: elatum: tall, high
Habitat: In woodland and wooded grassland, often near termite mounds.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,E
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 720 - 722. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 32.

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 26.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 31.

Pope, G.V. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 6. Helenieae. Kirkia 10(1) Pages 108 - 110. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Hypericophyllum elatum
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Hypericophyllum elatum
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Wikipedia: Hypericophyllum elatum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Hypericophyllum elatum.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160740, retrieved 27 May 2024

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