Details of record no: 94513

Hermannia modesta (Ehrenb.) Mast.

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Record details:

Date: 09 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Grassy malapo near Ioma.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D1
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 35 cm when in flower. Stem much branched from base, green, erect, rigid, densely glandular. Leaves alternate, small, simple; lamina obovate to cuneate, apex rounded to truncate, base cuneate, margin dentate especially along upper margin, up to 15 x 8 mm, dull green, abaxially 3-veined at base, densely pubescent-glandular, adaxially glabrous; petiole 2 mm long. Flowers: solitary, axillary, campanulate, slightly pendulous, small, 3 mm in diameter. Petals 5, slightly imbricate, free, bright magenta-pink, slightly recurved at apices. Sepal 5, free, minute, 2 mm long, persistent. Peduncles exceptionally slender 1.5-2 cm long, persistent; pedicel articulate, 2-3 mm long. Fruit: capsule, ovoid-discoidal, 4-lobed, minutely horned at apices.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.625000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

Map of species record

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Individual record no: 94513: Hermannia modesta., retrieved 16 October 2021

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