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Image of <i>Orbea umbracula</i> (M. D. Hend.) L. C. Leach
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Orbea umbracula (M. D. Hend.) L. C. Leach

Derivation of specific name

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umbracula: umbrella-like, referring to the strongly reflexed corolla lobes.
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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). Orbea umbracula (M.D. Hend.) L.C. Leach Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146650
author
Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Description

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Low-growing succulent perennial with mottled greyish branches. Flowers with corolla lobes strongly reflexed, clasping the pedicel, chocolate-brown, mottled or striped with yellow at the tips of the lobes, rarely rusty-brown. Corona lobes yellow, spreading.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Orbea umbracula (M.D. Hend.) L.C. Leach Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146650
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Restricted to the lower parts of the Eastern Highlands as well as the Save-Limpopo lowveld.
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cc-by-nc
copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Orbea umbracula (M.D. Hend.) L.C. Leach Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146650
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe