Plants photographed elsewhere in Namibia (not on Kyffhäuser)
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Hermannia minimifolia Friedr.-Holzh.


Hermannia minimifolia

Leaves



Family: Sterculiaceae
Full name: Hermannia minimifolia Friedr.-Holzh.
Location: Sossusvlei area (2415CB)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Lusernbos
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): -
Status: Native
Description: Red flowers.

Hermannia minimifolia takes the form of dense thickets up to 80 cm high. Stems, leaves and calyces are covered with a greenish fuzz. The leaves are small and exclusive. The flowers are solitary in the armpit of leaves, five calyx lobes are stretched forming a star, the five petals are very short red and purple anthers 5 are grouped into a cone shape protruding. This plant is found in the dunes of the Namib Desert. (from www.planetefleurs.fr, translated from French by Google Translate)
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: 02 Mar 2009
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: PowerShot A700
Lens aperture: f/4.0
Shutter speed: 1/800 s
ISO speed: -
Content last updated: 01 Jun 2020


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