Brachystelma hirtellum Weim.

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Synonyms: Brachystelma pilosum R.A. Dyer
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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial with an annual stem up to 30 cm, growing from a tuber. Leaves strongly folded, obovate to oblong, densely pilose. Flowers 1-2 in the leaf axils. Corolla 16-18 mm long without a tube, lobes united into a cage. Outer corona incised into erect linear lobes; inner lobes as long or slightly longer than the gymnostegium.
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Derivation of specific name: hirtellum: finely and minutely hairy
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Worldwide distribution: South Africa, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E
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Red data list status: Data deficient
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African Plant Database: Brachystelma hirtellum
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Brachystelma hirtellum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Brachystelma hirtellum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Brachystelma hirtellum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Brachystelma hirtellum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Brachystelma hirtellum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Brachystelma hirtellum
Ispot Southern Africa : Brachystelma hirtellum
JSTOR Plant Science: Brachystelma hirtellum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Brachystelma hirtellum
Tropicos: Brachystelma hirtellum
West African Plants database: Brachystelma hirtellum


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 hirtellum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=146230, retrieved 31 May 2016

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