Mystropetalon thomii Harv.


This taxon is accepted by Balanophoraceae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

Morphology

Monoecious, achlorophyllous root parasite to 25 cm. Leaves scale-like, imbricate, linear-oblanceolate, ciliate. Flowers in a congested, cylindrical spike, lower female, upper male, orange or red to purple.

  • Provided by: [B].e-Flora of South Africa
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    Habitat

    Parasitic on Protea and Leucadendron.

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    • 1
    • ]. 

    Distribution

    Hex River Mtns to Cape Peninsula to Riversdale.

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    • 1
    • ]. 

      Bibliography

    • 1 Manning, JC; Goldblatt, P. 2012. Balanophoraceae. 432 - 432. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

     Information From

    Balanophoraceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • B All Rights Reserved
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).