Barleria crossandriformis C.B.Clarke

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Barleria crossandriformis

Photo: Mark Hyde

Barleria crossandriformis

Photo: Mark Hyde

Barleria crossandriformis

Photo: Mark Hyde

Barleria crossandriformis

Photo: Mark Hyde

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Status: Native
Sparsely branched shrubby perennial herb, up to c. 1.3 m tall. Stems mostly spineless, sometimes with small, short spines. Leaves opposite, ovate-elliptic, up to 10 × 4 cm. Flowers in dense terminal inflorescences with leaf-like overlapping bracts, glandular hairy. Corolla yellow to pale orange.
Derivation of specific name: crossandriformis: resembling the genus Crossandra
Habitat: On rocky hillsides in dry deciduous woodland and scrub
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Jan - May
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: S
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Images last updated: Saturday 6 June 2009

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 191. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 18.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 111 - 112.

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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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Barleria crossandriformis
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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 crossandriformis., retrieved 19 December 2017

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