Plectranthus stenosiphon Baker

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Plectranthus stenosiphon

Photo: Bart Wursten
SDH CHA Sarl Tea Estates, Gurue, Zambesia, Mozambique.

Plectranthus stenosiphon

Photo: Bart Wursten
SDH CHA Sarl Tea Estates, Gurue, Zambesia, Mozambique.

Plectranthus stenosiphon

Photo: Bart Wursten
SDH CHA Sarl Tea Estates, Gurue, Zambesia, Mozambique.

Plectranthus stenosiphon

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu

Plectranthus stenosiphon

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu

Plectranthus stenosiphon

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path from Morumbodzi Falls to forested slopes Mt Gorongosa

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Status: Native
Description:
Scrambling herb. Stems 4-angled, with spreading hairs, particularly when young. Leaves broadly ovate to almost round, velvety above, less so below; margins more or less regularly crenate-dentate, sometimes with smaller teeth on the crenations. Inflorescences terminal, branched. Flowers deep violet-blue, white in the throat and the basal part of the upper lip.
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Habitat: Occurring mostly in disturbed and secondary vegetation in high rainfall areas.
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Sunday 27 July 2008
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 189.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 221 - 222.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 113.


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African Plant Database: Plectranthus stenosiphon
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Plectranthus stenosiphon
Tropicos: Plectranthus stenosiphon
West African Plants database: Plectranthus stenosiphon


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: Plectranthus stenosiphon.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149980, retrieved 9 December 2016

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