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Derivation of specific name

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glochidiata: (the fruits) bearing minutely barbed bristles.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Zornia glochidiata C. Rchb. ex DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130740
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Mark Hyde
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Petra Ballings
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Description

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Perennial or decumbent annual herb, 10-70 cm tall. Leaves 2-foliolate, leaflets ovate-lanceolate, up to 4.5 cm long, more or less pubescent and gland-dotted on the lower surface; apex mucronulate. Inflorescences 4-20 cm long, terminal, flowers clasped between large green leaf-like ovate bracts. Standard white, yellow or orange with more or less red veining, sometimes crimson with a paler base; wings, pink, yellow or crimson. Pods 11-17 mm long in 3-5 constricted segments, covered in small spiny bristles.
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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). Zornia glochidiata C. Rchb. ex DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130740
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Worldwide distribution

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Widespread from Senegal to Eritrea and south to South Africa. Also in Madagascar.
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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). Zornia glochidiata C. Rchb. ex DC. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130740
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
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Flora of Zimbabwe