Virectaria major (K.Schum.) Verdc.
subsp. major

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Virectaria major subsp. major

Picture: Bart Wursten
Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp, Uganda

Virectaria major subsp. major

Picture: Bart Wursten
Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp, Uganda

Virectaria major subsp. major

Picture: Bart Wursten
Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp, Uganda

Virectaria major subsp. major

Picture: Bart Wursten
Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp, Uganda

Virectaria major subsp. major

Picture: Bart Wursten
Lake Kitandara Bwindi Camp, Uganda

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Synonyms: Pentas fililoba K. Krause
Virecta kaessneri S. Moore
Virecta major K. Schum.
Virectaria kaessneri (S. Moore) Bremek.
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Status: Native
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Habitat: Swamp forest margins, streamsides in evergreen forest and damp ditches in derived vegetation.
Altitude range: 1500 - 1740 m
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Worldwide distribution: Togo, Nigeria, Cameroon, Bioko, DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp,N
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Content last updated: Thursday 21 November 2013
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 442 - 444. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 94.

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External websites:

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


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Virectaria major subsp. major.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=202870, retrieved 29 November 2021

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