Fadogia verdickii De Wild. & T.Durand

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Fadogia verdickii

Regional Research Station, Mansa
Oct 1997
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Common names:
Frequency: Apparently uncommon
Status: Native
Suffrutex, glabrous or finely pubescent, more or less glaucous, from a woody rootstock. Stems several, 30-90 cm tall, often 3-angled. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4. Flowers solitary or in 3-flowered inflorescences. Corolla tube usually distinctly curved, 2-3 cm long, lobes cream or white, sometimes green on outside.
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Notes: Conservation status:Near Threatened or Data Deficient
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Habitat: Dambo , tree savanna, termite mounds.
Altitude range: 780 - 1500 m
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, D. R. Congo
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Lp,N
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Content last updated: Wednesday 21 September 2016

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Fadogia verdickii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Fadogia verdickii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Fadogia verdickii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Fadogia verdickii
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iNaturalist: Fadogia verdickii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Fadogia verdickii
JSTOR Plant Science: Fadogia verdickii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Fadogia verdickii
Plants of the World Online: Fadogia verdickii
Tropicos: Fadogia verdickii
Wikipedia: Fadogia verdickii

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 verdickii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=202520, retrieved 30 September 2023

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