Tricliceras longepedunculatum (Mast.) R. Fern.
var. longepedunculatum

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Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Leopard Rock Game Reserve, Vumba

Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Leopard Rock Game Reserve, Vumba

Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum

Photo: Petra Ballings
4x4 club, Donnybrook, arcturus road, Harare

Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mutirikwi Bridge near Triangle.

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Synonyms: Wormskioldia longepedunculata Mast.
Common names: Roadside pimpernel (English)
Frequency:
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Description:
Perennial herb with annual stems, which are covered in long purple hairs. Although each flower only lasts about one day, they are produced one after another, which makes the plants an attractive sight for an extensive period of time.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: longepedunculatum: with a long inflorescence-stalk (peduncle)
Habitat:
Flowering time:Nov - Feb
Worldwide distribution: From Tanzania to South Africa.
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Acraea natalica natalica (Food plant)
Acraea oncaea (Food plant)
Acraea caldarena caldarena (Larval foodplant)
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Literature:

Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 84 - 85. (Includes a picture).

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

Fernandes, R. (1978). Turneraceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 358 - 359.

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 235. (Includes a picture).

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.

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 78, plate 105

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 109.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 227.

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Flora of Botswana: Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum
Flora of Malawi: Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum
Flora of Mozambique: Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum
Flora of Zambia: Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tricliceras longepedunculatum
African Plant Database: Tricliceras longepedunculatum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Tricliceras longepedunculatum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tricliceras longepedunculatum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tricliceras longepedunculatum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Tricliceras longepedunculatum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tricliceras longepedunculatum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tricliceras longepedunculatum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tricliceras longepedunculatum
Ispot Southern Africa: Tricliceras longepedunculatum
JSTOR Plant Science: Tricliceras longepedunculatum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tricliceras longepedunculatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tricliceras longepedunculatum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Tricliceras longepedunculatum
Tropicos: Tricliceras longepedunculatum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Tricliceras longepedunculatum var. longepedunculatum.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=140890, retrieved 21 February 2018

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