Dipcadi marlothii Engl.

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Dipcadi marlothii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa

Dipcadi marlothii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa

Dipcadi marlothii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa

Dipcadi marlothii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa

Dipcadi marlothii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa

Dipcadi marlothii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa

Dipcadi marlothii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along secondary dirt road below Mt Buchwa

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Synonyms: Dipcadi bakerianum Schinz
Dipcadi durandianum Schinz
Dipcadi ernesti-ruschii Dinter
Ornithogalum durandianum (Schinz) J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb up to 70 cm high but usually smaller, growing from a globose bulb with a brown or purplish leathery skinned neck. Leaves many, often spiralled when young, filiform to linear, up to 27 cm long, sparsely to densely bristly hairy at margin and on the midrib, produced after flowers at first but together later in the season. Inflorescence 9–15-flowered, longer than leaves, subsecund on a terete peduncle; bracts lanceolate, falling early. Flowers c.15 mm long with perianth segments subequal, fused into a tube and slightly recurved at the apex. Stamens appressed to inner perianth segments. Style short with a capitate stigma. Capsule oblong to globose, ridged, c.12 mm long.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: marlothii: named after H.W.R. Marloth (1855-1931) South African pharmacist and botanist.
Habitat: Mostly on rocky ground in open woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 790 - 1800 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana Angola, Namibia and northern South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Thursday 15 September 2016
Literature:

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 98. (Includes a picture).

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 354. (Includes a picture).

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 91.

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 510 - 511. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 122.

Van Wyk, B. & Malan, S. (1988). Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Witwatersrand and Pretoria Region Struik, Cape Town Pages 298 - 299. (Includes a picture).


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Dipcadi marlothii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=114350, retrieved 23 September 2017

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