Sebaea minuta Paiva & Nogueira

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Sebaea minuta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Sebaea minuta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Sebaea minuta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Sebaea minuta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Sebaea minuta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Domboshawa

Sebaea minuta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila farm, Matobo

Sebaea minuta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila farm, Matobo

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Synonyms: Exochaenium exiguum A. W. Hill
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Status: Native
Description:
More or less erect annual herb, up to 30 cm tall. Stem 4-ridged, unbranched or sparingly branched above. Leaves opposite, linear-lanceolate, up to 12 mm long. Flowers cream, yellow or white, solitary or few together on pedicels up to 8 cm long. Calyx lobes 5, lanceolate, 3.5-6 mm long. Corolla 5-lobed with a funnel-shaped tube up to 9 mm long. Fruit an ellipsoid capsule 4-5 mm long.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: minuta: very small, minute
Habitat: In wet shallow soil overlying rock, marshy areas or at the edges of laterite pans.
Altitude range: (metres) 850 - 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,S
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Images last updated: Saturday 14 May 2016
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 53.

Paiva, J. & Nogueira, I. (1990). Gentianaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(4) Pages 13 - 15.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 67.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sebaea minuta
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sebaea minuta
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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: Sebaea minuta.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144660, retrieved 18 November 2017

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