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Melhania virescens (K.Schum.) K.Schum.


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Melhania virescens

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Leaves
14 Dec 2008

Melhania virescens

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Dried flower
14 Dec 2008

Melhania virescens

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Underside of leaf
14 Dec 2008

Melhania virescens

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Top of leaf
14 Dec 2008

Melhania virescens

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Flower
21 Mar 2008

Melhania virescens

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Leaves
21 Mar 2008



Family: Sterculiaceae
Full name: Melhania virescens (K.Schum.) K.Schum.
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): -
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): Melhania bolusii Burtt Davy
Melhania griquensis Bolus - p.p. accepted by FTA
Melhania griquensis Bolus var. virescens K.Schum.
Status: Native
Description: Branching perennial up to 0.3 m tall and very like M. rehmannii, but the epicalyx bracts are always linear-subulate, never ovate. The grey indumentum also tends to be thinner on older leaves and they become glabrescent. (from JSTOR Global Plants website)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iSpot
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Content last updated: 21 Mar 2018


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