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Gunnera perpensa

Gunnera perpensa
Common names: river pumpkin, wild rhubarb (Eng.); rivierpampoen, wilde ramenas (Afr.); qobo (Sotho); uqobho (Swati); rambola-vhadzimu, shambola-vhadzimu (Venda); ip
Family: Gunneraceae

... NBG Renè Glen KwaZulu-Natal Herbarium December 2005 Gunnera perpensa is a perennial, robust, erect herb up to 1 ... flowering between September and February (Mendes 1978). Gunnera and a few other plants have an unusual internal ... referred to as polysteles, which is indicative that Gunnera evolved from aquatic ancestors (Bergman et al. 1992). ...

19 / 12 / 2005 | R Glen | KwaZulu-Natal NBG
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