Tricliceras brevicaule (Urb.) R. Fern.
var. rosulatum (Urb.) R. Fern.

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Tricliceras brevicaule var. rosulatum

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Along road between Milange and Mocuba.

Tricliceras brevicaule var. rosulatum

Photo: Ton Rulkens
Along road between Milange and Mocuba.

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Synonyms: Wormskioldia brevicaulis Urb. var. rosulata (Urb.) J. Lewis
Wormskioldia rosulata Urb.
Common names:
Status: Native
Perennial herb growing from a woody rootstock. Stem very short or absent in this variety. Leaves in a basal rosette, obovate, oblong-elliptic to almost circular, 3-13 cm long, rough hairy on both surfaces, somewhat discolorous; margin double crenate. Flowers mostly c. 5, yellow to pale orange, on a peduncle 2-14.5 cm long
Derivation of specific name: brevicaule: with a short stem;
rosulatum: rosulate, referring to the leaves being arranged in a basal rosette.
Habitat: In open forest, woodland and along roadsides, often in crevices of rocks and in gravelly or sandy soils.
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Malawi distribution: S
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Content last updated: Wednesday 1 June 2016

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 115. as Tricliceras brevicaulis

Fernandes, R. (1978). Turneraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 355 - 356.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 101.

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Flora of Mozambique: Tricliceras brevicaule var. rosulatum
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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: Tricliceras brevicaule var. rosulatum., retrieved 22 April 2024

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