Barleria albostellata C.B. Clarke

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Barleria albostellata

Photo: Darrel Plowes
Eastern Matobo Hills

Barleria albostellata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila, Matobo.

Barleria albostellata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila, Matobo.

Barleria albostellata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila, Matobo.

Barleria albostellata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila, Matobo.

Barleria albostellata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila, Matobo

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Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Small erect or scrambling, multi-stemmed shrub, up to 2 m. Leaves opposite, broadly ovate, whitish green, densely covered in stellate hairs on both surfaces; margin entire. Flowers in few-flowered inflorescences at the ends of branches, white, held between purplish, leaf-like bracts.
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Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In rocky places in woodland and riverine thicket.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Jan - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,E,S
Growth form(s): Shrub under 2 m.
Endemic status: Near Endemic?
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Images last updated: Thursday 25 May 2006
Literature:

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 87 - 89. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 274.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Barleria albostellata
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West African Plants database: Barleria albostellata


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: Barleria albostellata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=153500, retrieved 2 December 2016

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