Oldenlandia herbacea (L.) Roxb.
var. papillosa (Chiov.) Bremek.

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Synonyms: Oldenlandia dichotoma Roxb. ex Wight & Arn. var. papillosa Chiov
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Status: Native
See Oldenlandia herbacea for general details and records. This variety is distinguished by the shorter flowers and distinctly papillose or shortly hairy ovary and capsules.
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Habitat: Usually in grassy thickets.
Altitude range: 1080 - 1200 m
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Worldwide distribution: Somalia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): C
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Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 134 - 135.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Oldenlandia herbacea
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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: Oldenlandia herbacea var. papillosa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=172740, retrieved 23 September 2023

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