Streptocarpus cyanandrus B.L. Burtt

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Streptocarpus cyanandrus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near summit, Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

Streptocarpus cyanandrus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near summit, Mt Rukotso, Nyanga

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Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Perennial herb with several narrow leaves in a loosely arranged tuft, all parts except the corolla covered in hairs. The flowers are magenta-pink with 3 darker stripes on each lobe.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Under overhanging rocks
Altitude range: (metres) 2100 - 2400 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Confined to the Nyanga area, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
Insects associated with this species:
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Hilliard, O.M. & Burtt, B.L. (1971). Streptocarpus, an African Plant Study University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg Pages 245 - 247. as Streptocarpus cyanandrus (Includes a picture).

Hilliard, O.M. & Burtt, B.L. (1988). Gesneriaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(3) Page 57.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 54.


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African Plant Database: Streptocarpus cyanandrus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Streptocarpus cyanandrus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Streptocarpus cyanandrus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Streptocarpus cyanandrus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Streptocarpus cyanandrus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Streptocarpus cyanandrus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Streptocarpus cyanandrus
Ispot Southern Africa : Streptocarpus cyanandrus
JSTOR Plant Science: Streptocarpus cyanandrus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Streptocarpus cyanandrus
Tropicos: Streptocarpus cyanandrus
West African Plants database: Streptocarpus cyanandrus

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: Streptocarpus cyanandrus., retrieved 28 October 2016

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