Oldenlandia herbacea (L.) Roxb.
var. herbacea

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Synonyms: Hedyotis heynii (G. Don) Sond.
Oldenlandia herbacea var. flaccida Bremek.
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Status: Native
Description:
See Oldenlandia herbacea for general details. this variety is distinguished by shorter flowers with the corolla tube 2-3.5 mm in length and the anthers very well exserted.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: herbacea: herb-like or herbaceous; not woody
Habitat: In a wide variety of habitats, from dry woodland to damp grassland and seepage zones and roadsides.
Altitude range: Up to 1850 m
Flowering time:Sep - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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Content last updated: Saturday 3 October 2015
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 245. as Oldenlandia herbacea (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 27.

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 107. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 98.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 165.

Verdcourt, B. (1988). Rubiaceae, Part 1 Flora Zambesiaca 5(1) Pages 134 - 135.

Wild, H. (undated, c. 1955). Common Rhodesian Weeds ?Government of Rhodesia, Salisbury Page 58. as Oldenlandia herbacea (Includes a picture).

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 98.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Oldenlandia herbacea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Oldenlandia herbacea
The Plant List (version 1.1): Oldenlandia herbacea
Tropicos: Oldenlandia herbacea


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Oldenlandia herbacea var. herbacea.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154990, retrieved 26 April 2019

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