Globimetula mweroensis (Baker) Danser

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Globimetula mweroensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Globimetula mweroensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Globimetula mweroensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ewanrigg

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Synonyms: Loranthus braunii sensu auct., non Engl.
Loranthus mweroensis Baker
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Status: Native
Description:
Parasitic shrub. The leaves are light green to yellowish green, leathery or slightly fleshy, elliptic, mostly blunt or rounded at the apex. The inflorescences in umbels of 3 to 9 crimson red flowers with a distinct apical swelling, which usually darkens on the mature buds.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: mweroensis: of Lake Mweru in Zambia, where the type specimen was collected.
Habitat: Parasitic on trees
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Apr - Aug
Worldwide distribution: E Angola, DRC, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Content last updated: Saturday 23 August 2008
Literature:

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 41, plate 62

Polhill, R.M. & Wiens, D. (2006). Loranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 170 - 172. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 118.

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Flora of Malawi: Globimetula mweroensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Globimetula mweroensis
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Globimetula mweroensis.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=120940, retrieved 23 August 2017

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