Species Harpagophytum procumbens (Grapple plant)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- class: Magnoliopsida
  • --- order: Lamiales
  • ---- family: Pedaliaceae
  • ----- species: Harpagophytum procumbens
Characteristics:perennial herb, purple flowers with yellow inside throat, fruit capsules with long bent hooks, woody creepers up to 1,5 m long, root tubers used as medicine
Countries:
BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Van der Walt and le Riche 1999: 103; Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 144
Date: 2009-03-20
Place: near Khakhea, Southern district, Botswana
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2005-02-24
Place: Corridor 17, Omaheke, Namibia
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-20
Place: near Khakhea, Southern district, Botswana
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2009-03-20
Place: near Khakhea, Southern district, Botswana
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-20
Place: near Khakhea, Southern district, Botswana
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

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