Rytigynia adenodonta (K. Schum.) Robyns
var. adenodonta

Images: None on this site.

Specimen citations: Display citations Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms: Vangueria adenodonta K. Schum.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Much-branched shrub or small tree, mostly hairless but with young shoots more or less appressed pubescent (in this variety); older branches greyish, warty with bark often red-brown, fissured and flaky. Leaves elliptic to broadly ovate-elliptic, 1.3–6 cm long, hairless except small pubescent domatia, which may be absent, rarely pubescent beneath and on midrib above; petioles 3–4 mm long; stipules hairless outside outside, densely long hairy inside, 2 mm long, abruptly ending in a narrow point 1–2 mm long. Flowers solitary, or 2–4 together; pedicels rather thick, 3–11 mm long. Calyx tube 1.5 mm long with small broadly triangular teeth, less than 1 mm long. Corolla creamy-white; tube obconic, 5–6 mm long, widening from the base, with a ring of deflexed long hairs inside; lobes oblong, reflexed, about 3–3.5 mm long. Fruit purple-black, c. 8 mm long.
Type location:
Tanzania
Notes: Red data status: VU B1B2b
See var. reticulata for comparison.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Along forest margins and on rocky slopes.
Altitude range: 2100 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, northern Malawi and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Mc
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Vulnerable
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Content last updated: Thursday 3 October 2019
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. (1998). Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2) Pages 290 - 291.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 252.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 92.

Other sources of information about Rytigynia adenodonta var. adenodonta:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Rytigynia adenodonta var. adenodonta

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Rytigynia adenodonta
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Rytigynia adenodonta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Rytigynia adenodonta
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Rytigynia adenodonta
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Rytigynia adenodonta
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Rytigynia adenodonta
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Rytigynia adenodonta
iNaturalist: Rytigynia adenodonta
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Rytigynia adenodonta
JSTOR Plant Science: Rytigynia adenodonta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Rytigynia adenodonta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Rytigynia adenodonta
Plants of the World Online: Rytigynia adenodonta
The Plant List (version 1.1): Rytigynia adenodonta
Tropicos: Rytigynia adenodonta
Wikipedia: Rytigynia adenodonta


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Rytigynia adenodonta var. adenodonta.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=202620, retrieved 19 October 2019

Site software last modified: 10 May 2018 10:51pm
Terms of use