Hoodia currorii subsp. lugardii (N.E.Br.) Bruyns

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 115: 205 (1993)
This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is S. Zimbabwe to N. Limpopo. It is a succulent subshrub or shrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Descriptions

Goyder, D. J., Gilbert, M. G. & Venter, H. J. T. (2020). Apocynaceae (part 2). In: M. A. García (ed.), Flora Zambesiaca, Vol. 7(3). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Type
Botswana, Chukutsa Salt Pan, fl. 21.x.1899, Lugard 303 (K holotype).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Pedicel
Pedicels 3–7 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Corolla 4–7.5 cm diam., concave-rotate.
Distribution
Botswana, Zimbabwe. Also known from northern Limpopo Province in South Africa.
Ecology
Open mopane or acacia bushland on calcareous soils; 500–1000 m.
[FZ]

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0