Fadogia fuchsioides Welw. ex Oliv.

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Fadogia fuchsioides

Moffat's farm
Nov 2002
Photo: Mike Bingham

Fadogia fuchsioides

Miombo woodland
Kasempa Distr.
Jan 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

Fadogia fuchsioides

Miombo woodland
Kasempa Distr.
Jan 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

Fadogia fuchsioides

Miombo woodland
Kasempa Distr.
Jan 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

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Synonyms: Temnocalyx fuchsioides Welw. ex Oliv
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Frequency: Common and widespread
Status: Native
Suffrutex 0.3-1.5 m tall. Leaves 3-4-whorled. Inflorescence glabrous, 1-3-flowered, peduncle, calyx and corolla in bud red; corolla tube straight, 1.4-2.7 cm long, lobes pale cream to yellow inside, contrasting sharply in the open flower with the red colour of outer parts. Style 28-34 mm long, pollen presenter large, broadly obconic-coroniform.
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Habitat: Higher rainfall miombo and Kalahari woodland, rocky outcrops.
Altitude range: 1200 - 1500 m
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Angola, D. R. Congo, Tanzania, Malawi
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,N,Lk
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Content last updated: Monday 24 October 2022

Bridson, D.M. (1998). Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2) Page 281.

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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: Fadogia fuchsioides.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=202410, retrieved 2 October 2023

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