Barleria affinis C.B. Clarke
subsp. affinis

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Barleria affinis subsp. affinis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Arboretum walk, Maleme area, Matobo National Park

Barleria affinis subsp. affinis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Arboretum walk, Maleme area, Matobo National Park

Barleria affinis subsp. affinis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Arboretum walk, Maleme area, Matobo National Park

Barleria affinis subsp. affinis

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Barleria affinis subsp. affinis

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Status: Native
Description:
Erect, herbaceous small shrub. Branches densely covered with short hairs. Leaves numerous on the branches small, broadly ovate to almost round, blue-green, veining conspicuous below. Flowers axillary and terminal, blue, mauve or white. Corolla tube long and slender, held in ovate, conspicuous bracts.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: affinis: related, similar or allied to
Habitat: In scrub, particularly in rocky areas
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Mar - Aug
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe, Limpopo and Mpumalanga, South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: W,S
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Images last updated: Saturday 6 June 2009
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 5.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Page 73.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 17.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Barleria affinis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Barleria affinis
Ispot Southern Africa: Barleria affinis
JSTOR Plant Science: Barleria affinis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Barleria affinis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Barleria affinis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Barleria affinis
Tropicos: Barleria affinis


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: Barleria affinis subsp. affinis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=153490, retrieved 22 September 2017

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