Selago thyrsoidea Baker
var. thyrsoidea

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Synonyms: Selago nyikensis Rolfe
Selago thyrsoidea Baker var. nyikensis (Rolfe) Brenan
Common names:
Perennial shrubby herb.
Type location:
Notes: Another variety is known from the Ukinga Mts in southern Tanzania.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Montane grassland.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Mafinga Hills and Nyika Plateau in Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 272. (Includes a picture).

Hilliard, O.M. (1999). The tribe Selagineae (Scrophulariaceae) Kew Publishing Pages 222 - 223.

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 171 - 172. also as Selago thyrsoidea nyikensis (Includes a picture).

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 1000.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Selago thyrsoidea var. thyrsoidea., retrieved 14 August 2022

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