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Dianthus chimanimaniensis S.S. Hooper
Family : CARYOPHYLLACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 318 (1958)
Information on the genus : Dianthus
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Loosely caespitose herb; vegetative shoots few, erect, slender, cm long, only at the top of the stem.
Ecology : Quartzite slopes, about the level of scattered Brachystegia tamarindoides vegetation of sub-shrubs and other herbs; ± 1380 m alt. Only known from the type collected in 1957.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1961). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 1[2]: 356

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Hooker's Icon. Pl. 7[1]: 15-17 (1959).  
 
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