Empogona kirkii Hook. f.
subsp. junodii (Schinz) J. Tosh & Robbr.

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Empogona kirkii subsp. junodii

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Catapu, Via Lavu before the turnoff to Zalula Pan, S side

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Synonyms: Empogona junodii Schinz
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Status: Native
See subsp. kirkii for general details. This subsp. differs in the generally narrower lanceolate-elliptic leaves and flowers solitary or rarely 2 together in the leaf axils.
Derivation of specific name: junodii: named after Henri-Alexandra Junod (1863-1934), Swiss evangelist and naturalist in South Africa.
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Caprivi-Nambibia and Northern Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
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Bridson, D.M. & Verdcourt, B. (2003). Rubiaceae, Part 3 Flora Zambesiaca 5(3) Pages 470 - 471. as Tricalysia junodii

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 984. As Empogona junodii (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 56. As Tricalysia junodii junodii

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 99. as Tricalysia junodii junodii

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Flora of Caprivi: Empogona kirkii subsp. junodii
Flora of Mozambique: Empogona kirkii subsp. junodii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Empogona kirkii subsp. junodii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Empogona kirkii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Empogona kirkii
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Empogona kirkii
Plants of the World Online: Empogona kirkii
Tropicos: Empogona kirkii
Wikipedia: Empogona kirkii

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Empogona kirkii subsp. junodii.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=155540, retrieved 16 June 2024

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