Pavetta decumbens K. Schum.

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Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhago Camp, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhago Camp, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhago Camp, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhago Camp, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhago Camp, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhago Camp, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nhago Camp, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

Pavetta decumbens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Forest road North of Nhago, Coutada 12

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Synonyms: Pavetta albicaulis S. Moore
Pavetta stephanantha Bremek.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect, little-branched suffrutex, mostly up to 60 cm tall, rarely more shrub-like up to 1.2 m. Young branches pubescent; older branches covered with buff, flaking bark. Leaves more or less narrowly elliptic, 9-16.5 cm long, scabrid-hairy above, hairy beneath; veins prominent beneath with bacterial nodules raised, dot-like at the intersections of the smaller reticulate veins; petiole up to 1 cm long. Stipules with a triangular limb, 2-6 mm long with silky hairs inside. Leaves often immature and restricted to the apex of the stem at flowering time. Inflorescences compact to lax up to 2.2 cm in diameter excluding corollas, with at least some pedicels arising directly from the node. Calyx and pedicels densely pubescent. Flowers white with a tube 8-17 mm long, hairless outside and not bearded at the throat; lobes 4-5 mm long. Fruit somewhat flattened velvety.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In mixed woodland and dry forest, on sandy soils.
Altitude range: 60 - 200 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Tanzania and Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Wednesday 11 May 2016
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 593 - 594.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 992. (Includes a picture).

Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 93.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pavetta decumbens
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Pavetta decumbens
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Pavetta decumbens
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Pavetta decumbens
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Pavetta decumbens
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pavetta decumbens
JSTOR Plant Science: Pavetta decumbens
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pavetta decumbens
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pavetta decumbens
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Wikipedia: Pavetta decumbens


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: Pavetta decumbens.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=177470, retrieved 30 October 2020

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