Fadogia ancylantha Hiern

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Fadogia ancylantha

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Greystone Park NR

Fadogia ancylantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
Tingwa River, near Kopje Tops, Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area

Fadogia ancylantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path from carpark to Inyangombe Falls

Fadogia ancylantha

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path from carpark to Inyangombe Falls

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Synonyms: Fadogia obovata N.E. Br.
Temnocalyx obovatus (N.E. Br.) Robyns
Common names: Makoni tea bush (English)
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Suffrutex, 0.5-1.8 m, from a woody rootstock. Stems yellowish, often woody, with branches in whorls of 3. Leaves usually in whorls of 3. Corolla: tube 17-28 mm, usually curved, greenish-yellow; lobes triangular. Fruit c.12 mm in diameter, spherical.
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Habitat: In woodland and wooded grassland, often on termite mounds.
Altitude range: 850 - 1680 m
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, D. R. Congo, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe; northward to Nigeria and S. Sudan
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T
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Literature:

Bridson, D.M. (1998). Rubiaceae, Part 2 Flora Zambesiaca 5(2) Page 280.

Coates Palgrave, M. (1989). Guide to the trees and shrubs of the Mukuvisi Woodlands ?publisher. Page 27.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 162.

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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: Fadogia ancylantha.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156110, retrieved 25 November 2017

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