Stomatostemma pendulina Venter & D.V. Field

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Common names:
Frequency: Very rare
Status: Native
A virgate shrub with pendulous branches. Leaves narrowly linear, 10-11 cm long. Flowers with corolla 9-10 mm long, white. Corona lobes in the sinuses between corolla lobes, 5 mm long, terete with a clavate apex.
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Habitat: On a granite hill emerging from forest, growing together with Euphorbia ramulosa, E. decliviticola, sedges, grasses and Xerophyta sp.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from one collection in northern Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
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Venter, H.J.T. & Verhoeven, R.L. (1993). A Taxonomic Account of Stomatostemma (Periplocaceae) South African Journal of Botany 59(1) Pages 55 - 56.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stomatostemma pendulina
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Stomatostemma pendulina
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Stomatostemma pendulina
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Stomatostemma pendulina
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Stomatostemma pendulina
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Stomatostemma pendulina
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Stomatostemma pendulina
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Stomatostemma pendulina
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stomatostemma pendulina
JSTOR Plant Science: Stomatostemma pendulina
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Stomatostemma pendulina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stomatostemma pendulina
The Plant List (version 1.1): Stomatostemma pendulina
Tropicos: Stomatostemma pendulina

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Stomatostemma pendulina., retrieved 19 February 2018

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