Details of record no: 93994

Evolvulus alsinoides (L.) L.
var. alsinoides

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Record details:

Date: 05 May 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Lisikili, south-east of Katima Mulilo.
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Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724C2
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FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Herb; Notes: Prostrate herb. Stems trailing, limp, slender, dark green but masked by dense, long, white, sericeous indumentum. Leaves alternate, simple; petiole 1-2 mm long, densely sericeous; lamina ovate, apex minutely apiculate, base rounded, margin entire, grey-green, both surfaces with dense silvery adpressed hairs. Flowers solitary, axillary, campanulate, small, 5-6 mm in diameter. Petals 5, fused, blue. Sepals 5, free, ovate, 2 x 1 mm, densely pubescent, persistent. Fruit a capsule, globose, 5-sutured, white and brittle, dehiscent. Seeds numerous, yellow-brown, deltoid to irregular.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.375000
Location Accuracy Code: 5

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Individual record no: 93994: Evolvulus alsinoides., retrieved 29 September 2023

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