Samolus valerandi L.
var. valerandi

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Samolus valerandi var. valerandi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chisekera Springs, Chiredzi.

Samolus valerandi var. valerandi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chisekera Springs, Chiredzi.

Samolus valerandi var. valerandi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chisekera Springs, Chiredzi.

Samolus valerandi var. valerandi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chisekera Springs, Chiredzi.

Samolus valerandi var. valerandi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chisekera Springs, Chiredzi.

Samolus valerandi var. valerandi

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chisekera Springs, Chiredzi.

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Synonyms:
Common names: Brookweed (English) Water Cabbage (English) Water Rose (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect annual herb, up to 50 cm tall. Leaves mostly in a basal rosette, fleshy, spathulate, up to 10 cm long; leaves along the stem much smaller and decreasing in size, becoming bract-like. Flowers in many-flowered racemes. Corolla c. 2 mm long, white with broadly spathulate lobes. Capsule globose, c. 3 mm long, dehiscent; valves strongly reflexed after opening.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On stream banks and in swamps, growing at water level.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: A near cosmopolitan species.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Friday 6 March 2015
Literature:

Kupicha, F.K. (1983). Primulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 196 - 197. (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 69.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 85.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 94.


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


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: Samolus valerandi var. valerandi.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143600, retrieved 17 November 2017

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