Sherbournia bignoniiflora (Welw.) Hua
var. bignoniiflora

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Sherbournia bignoniiflora var. bignoniiflora

Picture: Bart Wursten
Near Yafake Village along the road from Yaekela to Lilanda, Oriental, DRC. © Botanic Garden Meise

Sherbournia bignoniiflora var. bignoniiflora

Picture: Bart Wursten
Near Yafake Village along the road from Yaekela to Lilanda, Oriental, DRC. © Botanic Garden Meise

Sherbournia bignoniiflora var. bignoniiflora

Picture: Bart Wursten
Near Yafake Village along the road from Yaekela to Lilanda, Oriental, DRC. © Botanic Garden Meise

Sherbournia bignoniiflora var. bignoniiflora

Scrambling shrub
Katanga Province, DRC
Nov 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

Sherbournia bignoniiflora var. bignoniiflora

Scrambling shrub
Katanga Province, DRC
Nov 2007
Photo: Jos Stevens

Sherbournia bignoniiflora var. bignoniiflora

Fruit
Katanga Province, DRC
2009
Photo: Jos Stevens

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Synonyms: Amaralia bignoniiflora (Welw.) Hiern
Gardenia bignoniiflora Welw.
Common names:
Frequency: Local in Zambia
Status: Native
Description:
Liane or scrambling shrub 3-4(7) m. tall; young stems with appressed yellowish-brown hairs, older stems glabrous.
Type location:
Angola
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: bignoniiflora: with flowers like a Bignonia, referring to the large, showy, bell-shaped flowers.
Habitat: Seasonally flooded fringing evergreen forest.
Altitude range: 1250 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Angola, D. R. Congo; widespread in tropical West and East Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Monday 8 August 2016
Literature:

Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 632 - 634. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 92.

Sonké, B. & Pauwels, L. (2005). Révision du genre africain Sherbournia (Rubiaceae, Gardenieae) Systematics and Geography of Plants 75(1) Pages 86 - 90. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sherbournia bignoniiflora
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Sherbournia bignoniiflora
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Sherbournia bignoniiflora
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Sherbournia bignoniiflora
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Sherbournia bignoniiflora
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Sherbournia bignoniiflora
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Sherbournia bignoniiflora
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Sherbournia bignoniiflora
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Sherbournia bignoniiflora
Ispot Southern Africa: Sherbournia bignoniiflora
JSTOR Plant Science: Sherbournia bignoniiflora
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sherbournia bignoniiflora
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sherbournia bignoniiflora
The Plant List (version 1.1): Sherbournia bignoniiflora
Tropicos: Sherbournia bignoniiflora


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Sherbournia bignoniiflora var. bignoniiflora.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=200330, retrieved 15 December 2017

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