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Derivation of specific name

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longiflora: with long flowers.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Kleinia longiflora DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161610
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Description

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Succulent, shrubby perennial herb; Stems up to 70 cm long, fleshy, much-branched, angular, often furrowed and purple when dry. Leaves few, very small and scale-like, linear-subulate, fleshy. Capitula 2-5 together at the ends of branches on stout short peduncles. Involucre cylindric, 1.5-2 cm long; florets 5-10 per capitulum, about twice the length of the involucre, creamy-yellow; ray florets absent.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Kleinia longiflora DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161610
author
Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Worldwide distribution

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Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Limpopo, North-West, Gauteng, Free State and Northern Cape, South Africa.
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copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Kleinia longiflora DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161610
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe