Plants photographed on Kyffhäuser
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Rogeria bigibbosa Engl.

Rogeria bigibbosa


Family: Pedaliaceae
Full name: Rogeria bigibbosa Engl.
Location: Kyffhäuser (2416AD + 2416CB)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): -
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): -
Status: Endemic
Description: ID by Prof H-D Ihlenfeldt, Aug 2014

Leaves: green and distinctly dentate. Flowers: corolla tube oblong and tubular, restricted at the base, no spur. Fruits: with two dorsal (i.e. on the abaxial side) longitudinal wing-like protrusions, however not very prominent. (from personal communication with Prof H-D Ihlenfeldt)

Capsules 4 cm long, without spines, base gibbous, keeled where widest, bulging out posteriorly into two gibbosities; leaves slender, not succulent, ovate to triangular, 4.2–5 cm long, 2.5–4 cm broad with distinctive coarsely sinuate, markedly dentate margins, teeth 4.2–5 mm long; corolla completely white, 3–4 cm long, cylindrical, inflated slightly at base, lobes short, 2 mm, somewhat flared. (from Dorothea Bedigian (2013) Ecogeography and taxonomy of Rogeria J. Gay ex Delile (Pedaliaceae), Webbia, 68:2, 103-126)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iNaturalist (Namibia / Alex Dreyer)
iNaturalist (Namibia)
iNaturalist (southern Africa)
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Photographer: AA Dreyer
Date of photograph: 27 Apr 2008
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: PowerShot A700
Lens aperture: f/2.8
Shutter speed: 1/25 s
ISO speed: -
Content last updated: 18 Apr 2024

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