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.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 3.

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, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Aeollanthus rehmannii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149600, retrieved 16 December 2017

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