Plectranthus gracilis Suess.

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Plectranthus gracilis

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Rocky slopes on left of entry road

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Synonyms: Plectranthus seyanii A.J. Paton & Brummitt
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Status: Native
Annual herb
Derivation of specific name: gracilis: graceful, slender
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 188.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 218 - 220.


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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: Plectranthus gracilis., retrieved 1 May 2017

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