Buchnera chimanimaniensis Philcox

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Buchnera chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Muhohwa River, Corner, Chimanimani.

Buchnera chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Muhohwa River, Corner, Chimanimani.

Buchnera chimanimaniensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Muhohwa River, Corner, Chimanimani.

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Status: Native
Description:
Erect, decumbent or straggling annual or short-lived perennial herb, up to c. 35 cm tall, restricted to quartzite grasslands of the Chimanimani Mountains. Leaves linear up to c. 30 mm long, sparsely covered in minute appressed hairs or almost hairless; margin entire. Flowers pale blue to mauve, in clusters at the ends of branches, elongating into short spikes up to 4.5 cm long when fruiting. Capsule oblong, c. 4.5 × 2 mm.
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Derivation of specific name: chimanimaniensis: of the Chimanimani mountains
Habitat: In grassland, usually in sheltered places among rocks.
Altitude range: (metres) 915 - 2000 m
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Worldwide distribution: Chimanimani Mts of Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Images last updated: Friday 31 July 2009
Literature:

Mapaura, A. (2002). Endemic Plant Species of Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(1) Page 147.

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 77.

Philcox, D. (1987). New Species of Buchnera (Scrophulariaceae) from Southern Tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 42(1) Page 208.

Philcox, D. (1990). Scrophulariaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(2) Pages 121 - 123. (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: Buchnera chimanimaniensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=152030, retrieved 25 November 2017

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