Isodon ramosissimus (Hook. f.) Codd

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Isodon ramosissimus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Isodon ramosissimus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Isodon ramosissimus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Isodon ramosissimus

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Synonyms: Homalocheilos paniculatum (Baker) J.K. Morton
Homalocheilos ramosissimus (Hook. f.) J.K. Morton
Plectranthus bullatus Robyns & Lebrun
Plectranthus hoslundioides Baker
Plectranthus paniculatus Baker
Plectranthus ramosissimus Hook. f.
Plectranthus whytei Baker
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Straggling to weakly erect perennial herb, 0.6-2.5 m tall. Stems 4-angled, hairy. Leaves ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 3-8 cm long, pubescent above, densely white hairy beneath; margin serrate-crenate; petiole 2-20 mm long. Inflorescence a very lax terminal panicle, composed of many 10-24-flowered branched heads. Flowers small, white with purple spots at the base of the lobes.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: ramosissimum: much-branched, referring to the inflorescence.
Habitat: In forest undergrowth and along margins, in upland grassland and along rivers.
Altitude range: (metres) 900 - 1800 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Cameroon, Bioko, Equatorial Guinea, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Angola.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Monday 25 July 2016
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 184. (Includes a picture).

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 102 - 104. (Includes a picture).


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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: Isodon ramosissimus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=150070, retrieved 18 November 2017

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