Lippia oatesii Rolfe

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Lippia oatesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road from Birchenough Bridge-Masvingo Rd to Lake Kyle Recreational Park entrance gate

Lippia oatesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road from Birchenough Bridge-Masvingo Rd to Lake Kyle Recreational Park entrance gate

Lippia oatesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road from Birchenough Bridge-Masvingo Rd to Lake Kyle Recreational Park entrance gate

Lippia oatesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road from Birchenough Bridge-Masvingo Rd to Lake Kyle Recreational Park entrance gate

Lippia oatesii

Photo: Bart Wursten
By road from Birchenough Bridge-Masvingo Rd to Lake Kyle Recreational Park entrance gate

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb or small shrub up to 1.3 m, growing from a woody rootstock. Leaves, 3-whorled, elliptic, densely, whitish puberulous mixed with yellowish glands, aromatic when crushed; margins more or less crenate-serrate. Flowers in axillary spikes; corolla white.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: oatesii: named after Frank Oates (1840-1875), British naturalist and traveller who collected plants, birds and reptiles in Matabeleland.
Habitat: In grassland and mixed deciduous woodland; also on stony hillsides on serpentine soils of the Great Dyke
Altitude range: (metres) 750 - 1500 m
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Worldwide distribution: Confined to Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,S
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Images last updated: Tuesday 7 February 2012
Literature:

Fernandes, R. (2005). Verbenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(7) Pages 34 - 35.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 82.


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


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: Lippia oatesii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=148730, retrieved 25 July 2016

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