Hypoxis galpinii Baker

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Hypoxis galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

Hypoxis galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

Hypoxis galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

Hypoxis galpinii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chinyakwaremba, Vumba

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Synonyms: Hypoxis pungwensis Norl.
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Status: Native
Description:
Robust perennial herb, up to 50. Leaves 7-11, sheathing at the base, lanceolate, large, up to 60 cm in older plants, more or less flat, erect, hairless on the lamina; margin and midrib densely set with ciliate, stellate hairs. Inflorescences several, appearing with the young leaves, 4-10-flowered, densely hairy on the scape and bracts. Flowers yellow, 2-2.5 cm in diameter. Capsule cylindric, 6-9 mm.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: galpinii: named for E.E. Galpin, South African naturalist and collector (1858 - 1941)
Habitat: In (sub)montane grassland.
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s): Perennial.
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Images last updated: Friday 12 January 2007
Literature:

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.

Nordal, I. & Zimudzi, C. (2001). Hypoxidaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(3) Pages 11 - 12.


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


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: Hypoxis galpinii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=115520, retrieved 25 November 2017

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