Tylophora flanaganii Schltr.

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Tylophora flanaganii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Tylophora flanaganii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Tylophora flanaganii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Tylophora flanaganii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Tylophora flanaganii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Tylophora flanaganii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

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Frequency: Probably uncommon
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial climber with stems up to 4 m long. Leaves opposite, ovate-elliptic, 3-9 cm long, bright green, somewhat leathery, apex with a long pointed tip; margin entire. Flowers in lax, axillary pseudo-umbels; corolla c. 10 mm in diameter, deep reddish-purple with spreading lobes; corona fleshy, yellowish. Follicle c. 37 mm long with an apical beak.
Notes: It is uncertain whether this species has been recorded from Mozambique before.
Derivation of specific name: flanaganii: after Henry Flanagan (1861-1919), South African farmer and plant collector who left his private botanical garden and herbarium to the South African state in his will.
Habitat: In coastal forest and dense woodland
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Nov - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Swaziland and Mpumalanga,KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: MS(Other?)
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Saturday 29 July 2017
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tylophora flanaganii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Tylophora flanaganii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tylophora flanaganii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tylophora flanaganii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tylophora flanaganii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tylophora flanaganii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tylophora flanaganii
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Tylophora flanaganii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tylophora flanaganii
Ispot Southern Africa: Tylophora flanaganii
JSTOR Plant Science: Tylophora flanaganii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tylophora flanaganii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tylophora flanaganii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Tylophora flanaganii
Tropicos: Tylophora flanaganii


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: Tylophora flanaganii.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=229000, retrieved 12 December 2017

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