Details of record no: 94567

Kohautia caespitosa Schnizl.
subsp. brachyloba (Sond.) D. Mantell

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Record details:

Date: 09 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Nsundwa?: South of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D2
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 40 - 50 cm high when in flower. Stems slender, green, terete, erect, unbranched, glabrous. Leaves opposite but mostly clustered, simple, sessile; lamina linear to narrowly lanceolate, apex acute, base cuneate, margin entire but slightly revolute, up to 40 x 2 mm, dull green, glabrous on both surfaces. Flowers small, in terminal panicles (= dichasia tending to corymb-like arrangement); peduncle 10 - 20 cm long, characters as for stem. Petals 4, pale brown, fused to form basal tube with free apices, 3 mm in diameter, 15 mm long. Sepals 4, fused, minute. Pedicel 5 - 10 mm long to lacking (normally 1 flower of dichasium stalked, the other sessile). Fruit a capsule, globose, 2-lobed, 2 x 3 mm with 4 apical horns, dehiscing along apical suture.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.875000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

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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: 94567: Kohautia caespitosa., retrieved 29 September 2023

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