Alepidea amatymbica Eckl. & Zeyh.

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Status: Native
Description:
Robust glabrous perennial herb, up to 1.75 m. Stems terete, strongly grooved. Leaves mostly in a basal rosette, oblong up to 25 × 9 cm, more or less truncate at the base; margin toothed with conspicuous cilia. Petiole long, up to 25 cm. Leaves along the stem much smaller, sessile, often strongly clasping. Flowers very small, in terminal and lateral umbels, surrounded by whitish, conspicuous petal-like bracts. Fruit ovoid or obovoid, up to 4 × 3 mm, inconspicuously ribbed otherwise smooth.
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Habitat: Occurring in montane grassland and along stream banks.
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Flowering time:Dec - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe/Mozambique, South Africa and Lesotho
Mozambique distribution: N,MS
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Content last updated: Saturday 27 February 2010
Literature:

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 567 - 568.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Alepidea amatymbica

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Alepidea amatymbica
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Alepidea amatymbica
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Alepidea amatymbica
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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: Alepidea amatymbica.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143030, retrieved 12 December 2017

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