Tinnea rhodesiana S. Moore

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Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rimiti West, by Mutare to Birchenough Br. rd

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
At Lay-by near along Birchenough Bridge to Masvingo road

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
At Lay-by near along Birchenough Bridge to Masvingo road

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Jamanda Wilderness Area, Mahenye

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Jamanda Wilderness Area, Mahenye

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Jamanda Wilderness Area, Mahenye

Tinnea rhodesiana

Photo: Bart Wursten
Jamanda Wilderness Area, Mahenye

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Status: Native
Description:
Much-branched shrubby perennial, up to 1.5 m. Stems and branches covered in minute velvety hairs. Leaves opposite, ovate-lanceolate, dark green above, paler below, gland-dotted. Flowers pendulous, strongly scented. Calyx bell-shaped; corolla dark purple-brown, velvety on the outside; lip broadly 3-lobed. Fruit encased in the inflated remains of the calyx.
Notes: See Tinnea zambesiaca for comparison.
Derivation of specific name: rhodesiana: of Rhodesia (Zimbabwe, or sometimes Zambia)
Habitat: In dry open woodland, often on stony ground.
Altitude range: (metres) 450 - 1500 m
Flowering time:Nov - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Angola, northern Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Monday 28 December 2015
Literature:

Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 576 - 577. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 272.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 15 - 16.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 80.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 216.


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JSTOR Plant Science: Tinnea rhodesiana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tinnea rhodesiana
Tropicos: Tinnea rhodesiana
West African Plants database: Tinnea rhodesiana


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: Tinnea rhodesiana.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149160, retrieved 29 August 2016

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