Aeollanthus viscosus Ryding

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Aeollanthus viscosus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Aeollanthus viscosus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Aeollanthus viscosus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Aeollanthus viscosus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Aeollanthus viscosus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Aeollanthus viscosus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb or subshrub, restricted to the quartzite soils of the Chimanimani Mts. Stems 1-several, erect or ascending, up to 40 cm long, densely covered with upcurved hairs. Leaves opposite, petiolate, elliptic, up to 30-80 × 12-30 mm with prominent veins beneath; margins crenate-dentate to subentire. Inflorescence a lax panicle. Bracts elliptic or oblanceolate, up to 3.5 mm long. Corolla white or pink; upper lip subequally 4-lobed with violet markings; lower lip slightly boat-shaped; style longer than the lower lip.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: viscosus: viscid, sticky
Habitat: On quartzite soils
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Worldwide distribution: Confined to the Chimanimani mountains of Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Images last updated: Sunday 25 May 2014
Literature:

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Page 308.


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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 viscosus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149640, retrieved 27 July 2016

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