Barleria lancifolia T. Anderson

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Barleria lancifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hwali River bridge

Barleria lancifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hwali River bridge

Barleria lancifolia

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Barleria lancifolia

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Barleria lancifolia

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Status: Native
Description:
Shrub-like perennial herb. Stems unarmed. Leaves opposite, very shortly petiolate, lanceolate, up to 6 × 2 cm, greyish hairy to white woolly when young. Flowers axillary, c. 3 cm in diameter, pale mauve; bracts obovate, glandular hairy with entire, spineless margins.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: lancifolia: with lanceolate - lance-shaped - leaves
Habitat: In dry deciduous woodland and scrub
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Dec - Mar
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E,S
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Images last updated: Saturday 6 June 2009
Literature:

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 101 - 102.

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 299. (Includes a picture).

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


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 lancifolia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=153600, retrieved 29 July 2016

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