Thunbergia dregeana Nees

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Thunbergia dregeana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Umvumvumvu R Br. by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Thunbergia dregeana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Umvumvumvu R Br. by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Thunbergia dregeana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Umvumvumvu R Br. by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Thunbergia dregeana

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park.

Thunbergia dregeana

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park.

Thunbergia dregeana

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park.

Thunbergia dregeana

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park.

Thunbergia dregeana

Photo: Bart Wursten
By the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park.

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Description:
Scrambling or trailing herb with stems up to 1 m long, occurring in riverine fringes. Leaves heart-shaped, roughly hairy; margin with coarse teeth in the basal part; petiole 15-60 mm long, not winged. Flowers white to pale orange with a yellow centre; corolla tube up to 2 cm long, clasped in green leaf-shaped bracts.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: dregeana: after Johann Franz Drège (1794-1881), German horticulturalist, botanical collector and explorer who worked extensively in South Africa.
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Flowering time:Oct - Apr
Worldwide distribution:
Botswana distribution: SE
Growth form(s): Climber.
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Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 189 - 190. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 35.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 15.

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 306 - 307. (Includes a picture).

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 195.

Vollesen, K. (2013). Acanthaceae (Part 1) Flora Zambesiaca 8(5) Page 29.

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Flora of Caprivi: Thunbergia dregeana
Flora of Mozambique: Thunbergia dregeana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Thunbergia dregeana

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Thunbergia dregeana.
http://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=152970, retrieved 23 October 2017

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