Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz

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Cyathula uncinulata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Leopard Rock Game Reserve, Vumba

Cyathula uncinulata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Leopard Rock Game Reserve, Vumba

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Common names:
Status: Native
Widely scrambling perennial.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In plantations and the eco-tone between forest and grassland. Also on roadsides and streambanks. It often forms dense thickets, scrambling over the surrounding vegetation.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Sep - Oct
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: T,MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 18.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 21.

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 16.

Townsend, C.C. (1988). Amaranthaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 81 - 83. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Cyathula uncinulata
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Flora of Zambia: Cyathula uncinulata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Cyathula uncinulata

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cyathula uncinulata
African Plant Database: Cyathula uncinulata
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JSTOR Plant Science: Cyathula uncinulata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cyathula uncinulata
Plants of the World Online: Cyathula uncinulata
Tropicos: Cyathula uncinulata
Wikipedia: Cyathula uncinulata

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cyathula uncinulata., retrieved 20 May 2024

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