Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb.
var. sagittatus

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Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
B8 road through Bwabwata

Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
B8 road through Bwabwata

Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
B8 road through Bwabwata

Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
C8 about 60 km West of Katima Mulilo

Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
C8 about 60 km West of Katima Mulilo

Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
C8 about 60 km West of Katima Mulilo

Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
C8 about 60 km West of Katima Mulilo

Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
C8 about 60 km West of Katima Mulilo

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Synonyms: Convolvulus thomsonii Baker
Convolvulus ulosepalus Hallier f.
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A variable perennial with radiating stems from a woody rootstock. Stems may be prostrate or twining. Leaves linear-sagittate, lanceolate to narrowly ovate, basal lobesusually entire, thinly hairy with appressed hairs; petiole up to 15 mm long, hairy. Inflorescences 1-several-flowered on peduncles up to 4.5 cm long; bracts small, linear. Sepals ovate, up to 9 mm long. Corolla funnel-shaped, 8-15 mm long, white sometimes pinkish to purple-red in the centre. Capsul subglobose, hairless.
Notes: Three varieties are recognised in the region but only var. sagittatus is known from Caprivi.
Derivation of specific name: sagittatus: arrow-shaped, sagittate
Habitat: In open woodland and grassland, along roadsides or at margins of pans.
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Afric and South Africa.
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Content last updated: Friday 31 May 2019
Literature:

Gonçalves, M.L. (1987). Convolvulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(1) Pages 27 - 28.

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 36.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 42.

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 204.

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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 Caprivi: Species information: Convolvulus sagittatus var. sagittatus.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=147300, retrieved 26 June 2019

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