Image of <i>Huernia <i>verekeri</i></i> Stent var. verekeri
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Huernia verekeri Stent var. verekeri

Derivation of specific name

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verekeri: named after Louis Stanhope Amos Vereker (1874-1948), a Rhodesian farmer, who collected the type specimen.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Huernia verekeri Stent
var. verekeri Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146870
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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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Small succulent perennial, forming diffuse clumps. Stems decumbent to ascending stems up to c. 10 high, green to purplish-green; tubercles 3-15 mm long, spreading, joining at the base, forming 5-7 angles along the stems. Inflorescences 1-5-flowered near the base of the stems on a stout knobby peduncle c. 1 cm long set with many acuminate bracts, 3-5 mm long. Flowers developing in succession, 35-45 mm in diameter, rotate, cream to pinkish on the outside of the tube, inside purple-maroon around the edge of the wide shallow mouth of the tube, turning white towards the base. Lobes horizontally spreading, 12-15 mm long, narrowly lanceolate, attenuate, set with fine maroon bristles. Corona c. 2.5 mm tall, 3-4 mm in diameter; outer lobes cream, spreading, fused to form a obscurely pentagonal disc-like structure; inner lobes c. 0.3 mm long, cream, tinged maroon, tapering to a bristly apex.
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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). Huernia verekeri Stent
var. verekeri Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146870
author
Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Frequency

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Occasional
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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). Huernia verekeri Stent
var. verekeri Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146870
author
Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Worldwide distribution

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Botswana, Namibia. Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Huernia verekeri Stent
var. verekeri Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146870
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
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Flora of Zimbabwe