Raphionacme hirsuta (E. Mey.) R.A. Dyer

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Synonyms: Apoxyanthera pubescens Hochst.
Brachystelma hirsutum E. Mey
Mafekingia parquetiana Baill.
Raphionacme divaricata Harv.
Raphionacme obovata Turcz.
Raphionacme pubescens (Hochst.) Hochst.
Raphionacme purpurea Harv.
Common names:
Status: Uncertain
Notes: This species is listed by Setshogo in Sabonet 37 (2005) but no records are cited by Goyder et al. in Flora Zambesiaca (2020). It is noted though that this species is widespread throughout Southern Africa and likely to be found on the Botswana side of the border with South Africa.
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Habitat: In a wide variety of grassland habitats.
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Worldwide distribution: Lesotho, Swaziland, South Africa and very likely in southeastern Botswana and southern Mozambique.
Botswana distribution: SE?
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Goyder, D.J., Gilbert, M.G. & Venter, H.J.T. (2020). Apocynaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 7(2) Pages 46 - 47.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 29.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Raphionacme hirsuta.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=233690, retrieved 29 November 2022

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