Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii Garcke

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Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Road from Gorongosa to Mazamba 16.42 km from Mazamba towards Casa Banana.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Road from Gorongosa to Mazamba 16.42 km from Mazamba towards Casa Banana.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Road from Gorongosa to Mazamba 16.42 km from Mazamba towards Casa Banana.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Road from Gorongosa to Mazamba 16.42 km from Mazamba towards Casa Banana.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Meg Coates Palgrave
Road from Gorongosa to Mazamba 16.42 km from Mazamba towards Casa Banana.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Sanctuary, Gorongosa National Park.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Sanctuary, Gorongosa National Park.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Sanctuary, Gorongosa National Park.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Sanctuary, Gorongosa National Park.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Sanctuary, Gorongosa National Park.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Sanctuary, Gorongosa National Park.

Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Sanctuary, Gorongosa National Park.

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Frequency: Locally very comon
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb or small shrub up to 1.5 m tall. Leaves broadly fan-shaped, up to 6 × 7 cm, 3-5-veined from the base, more or less densely pubescent to almost hairless; margin irregularly toothed in the upper half or sometimes shallowly 3-5-lobed; petiole up to 20 mm long. Flowers solitary in the upper leaf axils or rarely 2-3 together, yellow with a dark red or maroon centre, 6-8 cm in diameter. Epicalyx with up to 10 narrowly linear bracts 2-3.5 mm long.. Capsule ellipsoid, 10-12 mm long, appressed hairy. Seeds with brownish silky floss.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: hildebrandtii: named after J.M. Hildebrandt (1847-1881), German Botanist and collector in East Africa and Madagascar.
Habitat: In grassland and wooded grassland, often near water courses.
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: MS,GI,M
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Content last updated: Sunday 16 July 2017
Literature:

Exell, A.W. (1961). Malvaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 427 - 428. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
African Plant Database: Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
Ispot Southern Africa: Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
JSTOR Plant Science: Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii
Tropicos: Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii


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: Cienfuegosia hildebrandtii.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=176830, retrieved 24 July 2017

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