Xysmalobium sessile (Decne.) Decne.

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Xysmalobium sessile

Habit
Dry open woodland/grassland
Kalengwa Mine area
Jan 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

Xysmalobium sessile

Flowers
Dry open woodland/grassland
Kalengwa Mine area
Jan 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

Xysmalobium sessile

Flowers
Dry open woodland/grassland
Kalengwa Mine area
Jan 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

Xysmalobium sessile

Fruits
Dry open woodland/grassland
Kalengwa Mine area
Jan 2019
Photo: Nick Wightman

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Synonyms: Gomphocarpus sessilis Decne.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: sessile: sessile, referring to the leaves.
Habitat:
Altitude range: 1100 - 1300 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Shaba DRC and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces):
Growth form(s):
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Content last updated: Monday 23 March 2020
Literature:

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 323 - 324.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Xysmalobium sessile
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Xysmalobium sessile
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Xysmalobium sessile
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Xysmalobium sessile
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Xysmalobium sessile
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Xysmalobium sessile
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Xysmalobium sessile
JSTOR Plant Science: Xysmalobium sessile
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Xysmalobium sessile
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Xysmalobium sessile
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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: Xysmalobium sessile.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=232670, retrieved 4 December 2022

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