Brachystelma floribundum Schltr.

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Brachystelma floribundum

Photo: Darrel Plowes
In plot next to Chimanimani Hotel, Melsetter.

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Status: Native
Low-growing perennial herb growing from a tuber. Stem short, annual, short, simple or sparsely branched, with coarse hairs. Leaves linear, up to 75 × 10 mm, finely hairy. Flowers in axillary clusters, up to 12 mostly opening in succession. Corolla bell-shaped, dark purple with long narrow lobes widening near the base, covered in fine hairs. Outer corona cup-shaped with 5 incised lobes. Inner lobes longer than the gymnostegium.
Derivation of specific name: floribundum: with abundant flowers
Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Friday 2 March 2007


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Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Brachystelma floribundum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachystelma floribundum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Brachystelma floribundum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brachystelma floribundum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Brachystelma floribundum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Brachystelma floribundum
Ispot Southern Africa : Brachystelma floribundum
JSTOR Plant Science: Brachystelma floribundum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachystelma floribundum
Tropicos: Brachystelma floribundum
West African Plants database: Brachystelma floribundum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Brachystelma floribundum., retrieved 24 October 2016

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