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Derivation of specific name

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hispidula: minutely rough with stiff hairs (hispidulous)
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Genlisea hispidula Stapf Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=152740
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Description

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Erect terrestrial herb 10-30 cm high. Leaves numerous in a basal rosette, spathulate, 2-4 cm long with a distinct petiole. Traps numerous, colourless, clustered below the leaves. Inflorescence simple or sparsely branched, 3-10 flowered. Calyx with 5 subequal lobes 2-4 mm long. Corolla 2-lipped, 10-15 mm long, violet, blue mauve or pink with a paler often greenish or yellowish spur; rarely all yellow. Upper lip ovate, about twice as long as the calyx lobes; lower lip larger broader than long, 3-lobed; spur more or less cylindrical, obtuse, 1.5-2 times as long as the lower lip, more or less bristly hairy. Fruit a globose to broadly ovoid capsule, 3-4 long, more or less bristly hairy.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Genlisea hispidula Stapf Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=152740
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Worldwide distribution

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Nigeria, Cameroon, CAR, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia and South Africa.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Genlisea hispidula Stapf Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=152740
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Genlisea hispidula

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Genlisea hispidula is a corkscrew plant native to Africa.[1]

References

  1. ^ Schlauer, J. 2006. Genlisea hispidula. Carnivorous Plant Database.
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Genlisea hispidula: Brief Summary

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Genlisea hispidula is a corkscrew plant native to Africa.

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