Corrigiola litoralis L.

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Corrigiola litoralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr boat club building, edge of Osborne Dam

Corrigiola litoralis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr boat club building, edge of Osborne Dam

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Status: Native
Description:
Annual or sometimes perennial herb. Stems up to 30 cm, mostly prostrate with a long tap root. Leaves alternate, narrowly oblanceolate to elliptic, glaucous with a prominent midrib; margins subentire to irregularly crenate. Flowers in terminal or axillary clusters on the leafy branches, greenish-white. Fruit ovoid, enclosed in the persistent perianth.
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Derivation of specific name: litoralis: of the seashore
Habitat: On alluvial sandy soils in dry riverbed, flood plains and around dams.
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Mozambique distribution: T,M
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Content last updated: Wednesday 24 June 2009
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 10. As Corrigiola litoralis litoralis litoralis

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 32.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 45.

Wild, H. (1960-1). Illecebraceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(2) Pages 360 - 362. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Botswana: Corrigiola litoralis
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Corrigiola litoralis
African Plant Database: Corrigiola litoralis
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Corrigiola litoralis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Corrigiola litoralis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Corrigiola litoralis
JSTOR Plant Science: Corrigiola litoralis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Corrigiola litoralis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Corrigiola litoralis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Corrigiola litoralis
Tropicos: Corrigiola litoralis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Corrigiola litoralis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=122980, retrieved 22 May 2018

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