Kleinia garciana (Schltr.) Torre

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Kleinia garciana

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Kleinia garciana

Photo: Bart Wursten

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Common names:
Status: Uncertain
Succulent perennial herb, bushy and straggling up to c. 1.5 m high. Leaves small. Florets creamy-white.
Very little information is available about this species. It seems generally similar to Kleinia longiflora and it it not sure whether this still an accepted name.
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Habitat: On sandstone rock in littoral scrub.
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Worldwide distribution: Specimens stored under this name known from Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: GI
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Content last updated: Thursday 14 July 2016

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 23.

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.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Kleinia garciana

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kleinia garciana
African Plant Database: Kleinia garciana
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kleinia garciana
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Wikipedia: Kleinia garciana

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: Kleinia garciana.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161600, retrieved 4 June 2023

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