Clinopodium myrianthum (Baker) Ryding

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Clinopodium myrianthum

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Clinopodium myrianthum

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Clinopodium myrianthum

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Clinopodium myrianthum

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Clinopodium myrianthum

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Synonyms: Calamintha cacondensis G. Taylor
Calamintha masukuensis (Baker) S. Moore
Leucas masukuensis Baker
Leucas myriantha Baker
Nepeta huillensis Gürke
Nepeta usafuensis Gürke
Nepeta wellmanii C.H. Wright
Satureja cacondensis (G. Taylor) Brenan
Satureja masukuensis (Baker) Eyles
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect or ascending woody perennial herb, up to 2 m tall.Leaves broadly ovate or elliptic-rhombic 2-6 cm long, mostly with sessile glands on both surfaces; margin variable, obscurely to distinctly serrate or crenate; petiole less than 10 mm long. Infloresce with many up to 7-flowered verticils, upper ones crowded together, lower ones well spaced. Corolla 8-12 mm long, white, cream or pale yellowish-green.
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Habitat: In woodland, upland grassland and along forest margins.
Altitude range: (metres) 1100 - 2500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Angola, southeastern DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Thursday 28 July 2016
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 191. as Satureja masukuensis and Satureja myriantha (Includes a picture).

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Page 99.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Clinopodium myrianthum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149490, retrieved 23 November 2017

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