Anthospermum ternatum Hiern
subsp. randii (S. Moore) Puff

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Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

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Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Val D'Or

Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

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Synonyms: Anthospermum erectum Suess.
Anthospermum randii S. Moore
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Straggling or erect annual or short-lived perennial herb. Stems up to 1.5 m, simple or branched. Leaves in whorls of 3 or 4, oblong-lanceolate, usually with short hairs above and on the midrib below. Flowers in axillary clusters, yellowish-green. Fruit reddish-brown.
Notes: Only recently recorded for the first time from Mozambique.
Derivation of specific name: ternatum: "in threes", referring to the wholed leaves, though these may occasionally be in whorls of 4.
Habitat: In rocky places and open areas in miombo woodland.
Altitude range: 950 - 200 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and possibly in Tanzania.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 238.

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 71.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 87.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 156 - 157.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 98.

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Flora of Malawi: Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Anthospermum ternatum
African Plant Database: Anthospermum ternatum
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Anthospermum ternatum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Anthospermum ternatum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Anthospermum ternatum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Anthospermum ternatum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Anthospermum ternatum
JSTOR Plant Science: Anthospermum ternatum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Anthospermum ternatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Anthospermum ternatum
Plants of the World Online: Anthospermum ternatum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Anthospermum ternatum
Tropicos: Anthospermum ternatum
Wikipedia: Anthospermum ternatum


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: Anthospermum ternatum subsp. randii.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=156600, retrieved 12 August 2020

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