Triumfetta pilosa Roth
var. tomentosa Szyszyl. ex Sprague & Hutch.

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Status: Native
See Triumfetta pilosa for general details and combined records. This variety is distinguished by the densely brown-hairy stems; leaf indumentum being densely short-tomentose above, even more densely so beneath. The leaves are ovate, mostly 6-12 cm long.
Derivation of specific name: pilosa: pilose, with long soft hairs
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Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal South Africa.
Malawi distribution: S
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 584.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 36.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 259. As Triumfetta pilosa

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 81.

Wild, H. (1963). Tiliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 2(1) Pages 76 - 77.

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Flora of Mozambique: Triumfetta pilosa var. tomentosa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Triumfetta pilosa var. tomentosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Triumfetta pilosa
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Triumfetta pilosa
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Wikipedia: Triumfetta pilosa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Triumfetta pilosa var. tomentosa., retrieved 29 May 2024

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