Details of record no: 94578

Sopubia mannii Skan
var. tenuifolia (Engl. & Gilg) Hepper

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Date: 09 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):C Mannheimer
Location: Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: South of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D2
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Herb; Notes: Annual herb, up to 75 cm when in flower. Stems slender, erect, unbranched, terete but slightly ribbed, green, glabrous. Leaves clustered, simple, sessile; lamina linear, apex acute, base cuneate, margin entire, tends to be revolute, up to 60 x 2 mm, dull green, glabrous. Flowers in terminal racemes, densely arranged, especially terminally, showy, 2 cm in diameter. Petals 5, free, obovate, pale pink with purple bases. Sepals 5, fused, green, ciliate along free upper margins, persistent. Stamens with filaments maroon, contorted; anthers large, ovoid, fused. Fruit a capsule, 2-lobed, ovoid, 6 mm long with style persistent.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.875000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

Map of species record

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Mozambique: Individual record no: 94578: Sopubia mannii., retrieved 17 August 2022

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