Raphionacme chimanimania Venter & R.L. Verh.

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Raphionacme chimanimania

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rock paintings area, Chikukwa, Chimanimani National Park.

Raphionacme chimanimania

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rock paintings area, Chikukwa, Chimanimani National Park.

Raphionacme chimanimania

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rock paintings area, Chikukwa, Chimanimani National Park.

Raphionacme chimanimania

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rock paintings area, Chikukwa, Chimanimani National Park.

Raphionacme chimanimania

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rock paintings area, Chikukwa, Chimanimani National Park.

Raphionacme chimanimania

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rock paintings area, Chikukwa, Chimanimani National Park.

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Status: Native
Description:
Small erect herb up to 10 cm high, growing from a tuber. Leaves opposite, sessile, linear-lanceolate, 7-9 cm long, hairy and glandular above. Inflorescences lax, terminal and axillary. Corolla tube campanulate, 3-4 mm long, hairy outside; lobes ovate to obovate, 10-12 mm long, spreading, hairy outside, magenta to whitish. Corona with 7-10 mm long, filiform, hairless. Fruit in erect, paired follicles, very narrowly ellipsoid, c. 45 mm long.
Notes: The specimen in the images represents the first record for the Mozambique side of the Chimanimani Mts.
Derivation of specific name: chimanimaniana: of the Chimanimani Mts.
Habitat: In rocky montane grassland on quartzite sandstone.
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Worldwide distribution: Chimanimani Mts, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Wednesday 13 March 2024
Literature:

Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Zimbabwe Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 171.

Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Page 45.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 88.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Raphionacme chimanimania
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Raphionacme chimanimania.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164580, retrieved 24 April 2024

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