Striga pubiflora Klotzsch

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Striga pubiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Nhagutua Ranger Post, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma

Striga pubiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Nhagutua Ranger Post, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma

Striga pubiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Nhagutua Ranger Post, Gorongosa National Park, Cheringoma

Striga pubiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Stream at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

Striga pubiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Stream at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

Striga pubiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Stream at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

Striga pubiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Stream at boundary with Coutada 10, Coutada 12

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Synonyms: Striga zanzibarensis Vatke
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect perennial herb with several pubescent stems from a woody base, 30-65 cm tall; roots tubereous mauve-coloured. Leaves opposite below, alternate above, linear, often held vertically, 15-38 mm long, shortly and roughly hairy. Flowers 4-14, alternate in loose terminal inflorescences. Bracts shorter than the calyx. Calyx strongly 15-ribbed with 2 ribs ending between each calyx tooth. Corolla 15-20 mm in diameter, white with a greenish, densely hairy tube. Capsule 8 mm long, valves recurved at the apex after dehiscence.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: pubiflora: with pubescent flowers
Habitat: Open woodland and damp grassy places.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,MS,GI
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Content last updated: Monday 2 May 2016
Literature:

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Page 133.

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Flora of Malawi: Striga pubiflora

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Striga pubiflora
African Plant Database: Striga pubiflora
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Striga pubiflora
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Striga pubiflora
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Striga pubiflora
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Striga pubiflora
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Striga pubiflora
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Striga pubiflora
iNaturalist: Striga pubiflora
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Striga pubiflora
JSTOR Plant Science: Striga pubiflora
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Striga pubiflora
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Striga pubiflora
Plants of the World Online: Striga pubiflora
Tropicos: Striga pubiflora
Wikipedia: Striga pubiflora


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: Striga pubiflora.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=184100, retrieved 5 December 2020

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