Aeollanthus rehmannii G├╝rke

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Aeollanthus rehmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Quarry kopje, Cleveland Dam

Aeollanthus rehmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Quarry kopje, Cleveland Dam

Aeollanthus rehmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr upper dam, Hillside Dams, Bulawayo

Aeollanthus rehmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr upper dam, Hillside Dams, Bulawayo

Aeollanthus rehmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr upper dam, Hillside Dams, Bulawayo

Aeollanthus rehmannii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Backpackers and Overlanders Lodge, Twentydales ext rd, Epworth, Harare

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Synonyms: Aeollanthus crenatus Moore
Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Aromatic perennial herb or subshrub. Stems 1-many, erect or ascending, 15-100 cm long, with recurved hairs. Leaves opposite, ovate, rarely elliptic with prominent veins below; margins crenate-dentate. Inflorescence a lax panicle. Flowers often one-sided on the lateral inflorescence branches. Bracts elliptic, lanceolate or linear, up to 3.5 mm long. Corolla white or pale violet; upper lip subequally 4-lobed with vertical rows of dark violet spots; lower lip boat-shaped, often darker towards the apex.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: rehmannii: named for Anton Rehmann, 1840-1917, Polish botanist and collector
Habitat: In shallow soil pockets on rocks.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1700 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Western Angola and Namibia in the West; eastern Zambia, southern Tanzania to South Africa in the East.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Friday 30 March 2007
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 183.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 306 - 307.

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 rehmannii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149600, retrieved 23 July 2016

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