Dierama inyangense Hilliard & B.L. Burtt

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Dierama inyangense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

Dierama inyangense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

Dierama inyangense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

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Synonyms: Dierama pendulum auct.
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Plants singly or in tufts, growing from corms. Stems branched usually with 3 to 6 pendulous flowering spikes. Flowers light to dark purple-pink, crowded together with overlapping bracts. The bract tissue typically fused a solid mass for much of the length.
Derivation of specific name: inyangense: of the Nyanga (Inyanga) area of the Eastern Highlands
Habitat: In rocky montane grassland.
Altitude range: 1650 - 2300 m
Flowering time:Aug - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Restricted to the border mountains of Zimbabwe and Mozambique between Nyanga and Tsetsera.
Mozambique distribution: MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 21.

Goldblatt, P. (1993). Iridaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(4) Pages 41 - 42. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 92.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Dierama inyangense

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dierama inyangense
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dierama inyangense
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dierama inyangense
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dierama inyangense
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dierama inyangense
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dierama inyangense
JSTOR Plant Science: Dierama inyangense
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dierama inyangense
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Dierama inyangense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dierama inyangense
Plants of the World Online: Dierama inyangense
The Plant List (version 1.1): Dierama inyangense
Tropicos: Dierama inyangense
Wikipedia: Dierama inyangense

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Dierama inyangense.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=115820, retrieved 3 July 2020

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