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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Common names:
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:

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) 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.

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 13.


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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: Barleria albostellata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=153500, retrieved 18 December 2017

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