Persicaria madagascariensis (Meisn.) S. Ortiz & Paiva

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Caprivi records: View all records (65)

Records of this taxon from Caprivi are shown in the table below. Cases where the taxon is native, naturalised, possibly planted or definitely planted are all listed.

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Record number No of images Record date Recorder(s) Coll. Det. Conf. Herbaria Habitat Location Loc code(s) Outing code Planted code Country QDS Grid ref. FZ Div Alt. (m) Notes Lat Long Loc Acc Code
101846429 Jan 2018BT Wursten
P Ballings
BT Wursten
Floodplain grasslandMutoya Lodge, Kalimbeza
0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724C2 937hairy, long ciliate stipular sheaths-17.55641024.4736807
94574009 Feb 1988GL Maggs
GL Maggs
C Mannheimer

Caprivi: Nsundwa ?: South of Schuckmannsburg:- marshy plain along river.0Namibia (Caprivi Strip)1724D2 0Herb; Notes: Straggling annual herb, up to 40 cm when in flower. Stems flaccid, trailing but terminally erect, green to pink-tinted with long white indumentum, older portions surrounded by old leaf bases. Leaves spirally arranged, simple, sessile; lamina narrowly ovate to elliptic, apex tapering, base amplexicaulate, dull yellow-green, margin entire, ciliate, densely pubescent with fine, white, adpressed hairs on both surfaces, midrib abaxially prominent, diverging into numerous veins in sheath, sheath conspicuously fringed, up to 16 x 3 cm. Flowers in dense terminal spikes (usually dichasia), 50 mm long, borne on peduncles 1 - 9 cm long, brown, densely pubescent; flowers minute, 5 mm long. Perianth segments 5, ovate, free, pale pink, 4 x 2 mm. Stamens 5. Ovary black, hard, ovoid. Floral bract brown, pubescent, conspicuously ciliate, ovate.-17.62500024.8750004

Total records found: 2

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 Caprivi: Species information: Records of: Persicaria madagascariensis., retrieved 7 February 2023

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