Aspidoglossum glabellum Kupicha

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Aspidoglossum glabellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi Valley near Eastern Lakes, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

Aspidoglossum glabellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi Valley near Eastern Lakes, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

Aspidoglossum glabellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi Valley near Eastern Lakes, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

Aspidoglossum glabellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi Valley near Eastern Lakes, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

Aspidoglossum glabellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi Valley near Eastern Lakes, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

Aspidoglossum glabellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi Valley near Eastern Lakes, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

Aspidoglossum glabellum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mevumodzi Valley near Eastern Lakes, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

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Status: Native
Description:
Slender, erect perennial herb with annual unbranched stems up to 60 cm tall. Milky latex present. Leaves opposite, very narrowly linear, 1.6-5 cm long. Flowers axillary, 1-4 per node, whitish or yellowish-green with corolla lobes tinged brownish to purple, spreading c. 4 mm long, hairless. Corona with square-shouldered basal lobes and along and narrow. erect apical appendage. Fruit often developed c. 4 cm long, pubescent.
Notes: The specimens in the images (Wusten BW1054, K,SRGH,LMA,BR) represent the first record from Mozambique.
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Habitat: Montane grassland
Altitude range: 900 - 1950 m
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Worldwide distribution: Apparently only known from the Chimanimani Mts in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Thursday 13 August 2015
Literature:

Albers, F. & Meve, U. (eds.) (2002). Asclepiadaceae Illustrated Handbook of Succulent Plants Springer-Verlag Page 14.

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 80.

Kupicha, F.K. (1984). Studies on African Asclepiadaceae Kew Bulletin 38 Page 643. Protologue

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 19.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 88.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Aspidoglossum glabellum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Aspidoglossum glabellum
African Plant Database: Aspidoglossum glabellum
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Aspidoglossum glabellum
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Aspidoglossum glabellum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Aspidoglossum glabellum
JSTOR Plant Science: Aspidoglossum glabellum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aspidoglossum glabellum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aspidoglossum glabellum
Plants of the World Online: Aspidoglossum glabellum
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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: Aspidoglossum glabellum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=145580, retrieved 30 October 2020

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