Aeollanthus neglectus (Dinter) Launert

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Aeollanthus neglectus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Nduna Lodge, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Aeollanthus neglectus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Nduna Lodge, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Aeollanthus neglectus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Nduna Lodge, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Aeollanthus neglectus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Nduna Lodge, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Aeollanthus neglectus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Nduna Lodge, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Aeollanthus neglectus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Nduna Lodge, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Aeollanthus neglectus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Outside Nduna Lodge, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve.

Aeollanthus neglectus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Maleme Camp, Matobo National Park.

Aeollanthus neglectus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Maleme Camp, Matobo National Park.

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Synonyms: Plectranthus neglectus Dinter
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Annual herb. Stems 1-several, erect or ascending. Leaves opposite. Inflorescence a lax panicle, branches with alternately 1-2 flowers at each node. Upper lip of the calyx longer than the lower lip. Corolla tube 2-4 mm, lower lip distinctly hooded at the apex, 2 reflexed lobes near the base.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: neglectus: overlooked, neglected
Habitat: In shallow soil pockets on rocks.
Altitude range: (metres) 300 - 1400 m
Flowering time:Dec - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Saturday 5 October 2013
Literature:

Fabian, A. & Germishuizen, G. (1997). Wild Flowers of Northern South Africa. Fernwood Press, Vlaeburg. Pages 354 - 355. (Includes a picture).

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 54.

Ryding, O. (1986). The genus Aeollanthus sens. lat. Acta. Univ. Ups. Symb. Bot. Ups. 26: 1 Pages 143 - 144.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 77.


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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: Aeollanthus neglectus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149590, retrieved 26 May 2016

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