Gnidia kraussiana Meisn.
var. kraussiana

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Gnidia kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Headlands, by main Harare/Mutare rd.

Gnidia kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Petra Ballings
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Gnidia kraussiana var. kraussiana

Photo: Charles Brightman
Chamabonda Vlei, Zambezi National Park.

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Synonyms: Lasiosiphon kraussianus (Meisn.) Burtt Davy
Common names: Yellow-heads (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial with annual stems dying back each year.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: kraussiana: named after Christian Krauss (1812-1890) German scientist, traveller and collector in South Africa.
Habitat: In grassland, in the ecotone between woodland and grassland and along vlei margins.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Sep - Oct
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana; from Senegal, and Kenya to South Africa and Namibia.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T,MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Sunday 24 May 2009
Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 74 - 75. (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 276. as Gnidia kraussiana (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 18.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 80.

Peterson, B. (updated by Verdcourt, B.) (2006). Thymelaeaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(3) Pages 107 - 110. (Includes a picture).

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 81, plates 108 & 109

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 108.

Shone, D.K. & Drummond, R.B. (1965). Poisonous Plants of Rhodesia Ministry of Agriculture, Rhodesia Pages 54 - 55. (Includes a picture).

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 227.

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Flora of Botswana: Gnidia kraussiana var. kraussiana
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Flora of Zambia: Gnidia kraussiana var. kraussiana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Gnidia kraussiana var. kraussiana

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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: Gnidia kraussiana var. kraussiana.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=141300, retrieved 18 November 2017

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