Zaluzianskya tropicalis Hilliard

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Zaluzianskya tropicalis

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Nyamuziwa Falls, Nyanga NP

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Synonyms:
Common names: Drumsticks (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Annual or perennial herb. The flowers with the corolla lobes snow-white on the inside and maroon-purple on the outside, appear to open only at dusk or in poor light.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: tropicalis: of the tropics, tropical
Habitat: Montane and sub-montane grasslands and in Brachystegia woodland
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Feb - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Wednesday 5 August 2009
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 180 - 181. (Includes a picture).

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 100.

Other sources of information about Zaluzianskya tropicalis:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Zaluzianskya tropicalis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
African Plant Database: Zaluzianskya tropicalis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Zaluzianskya tropicalis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
JSTOR Plant Science: Zaluzianskya tropicalis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Zaluzianskya tropicalis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Zaluzianskya tropicalis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Zaluzianskya tropicalis
Tropicos: Zaluzianskya tropicalis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Zaluzianskya tropicalis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=151210, retrieved 19 July 2019

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