Kleinia chimanimaniensis Van Jaarsv.

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Kleinia chimanimaniensis

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Northern slopes Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

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Synonyms: Kleinia galpinii sensu auctt.
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Succulent perennial herb, up to 60 cm. Stems with a basal rosette of narrowly lanceolate, glaucous leaves growing from a tuberous creeping rhizome; 1 to 4 flowerheads; bracts with small leaves.
Derivation of specific name: chimanimaniensis: of the Chimanimani Mts but not restricted to that area.
Habitat: On cliffs and rocky places in woodland.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:May - Aug
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and adjacent areas in Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Thursday 14 July 2016

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 35.

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 26. As Kleinia galpinii

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 89.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kleinia chimanimaniensis
African Plant Database: Kleinia chimanimaniensis
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kleinia chimanimaniensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kleinia chimanimaniensis
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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: Kleinia chimanimaniensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161590, retrieved 15 August 2020

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