Cyphia reducta E. Wimm.

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Cyphia reducta

Photo: Bart Wursten

Cyphia reducta

Photo: Bart Wursten

Cyphia reducta

Photo: Bart Wursten

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Common names:
Status: Native
Twining herb. Stems slender. Leaves linear. Raceme twining, lax. Corolla 3.5-4 mm, white, sometimes tinged pink, 2-lipped, but not markedly so. Seeds broadly winged.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On rocky hills
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Nov - Jan
Worldwide distribution: Only known from a few localities in Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: N
Growth form(s): Climber, perennial.
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Saturday 29 March 2008

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 58. Under Lobeliaceae

Thulin, M. (1983). Lobeliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Page 153.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Cyphia reducta., retrieved 30 September 2023

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