Isoglossa floribunda C.B. Clarke
subsp. floribunda

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Isoglossa floribunda subsp. floribunda

Photo: Alan Gardiner
Catapu, Mozambique

Isoglossa floribunda subsp. floribunda

Photo: Alan Gardiner
Catapu, Mozambique

Isoglossa floribunda subsp. floribunda

Photo: Alan Gardiner
Catapu, Mozambique

Isoglossa floribunda subsp. floribunda

Photo: Alan Gardiner
Catapu, Mozambique

Isoglossa floribunda subsp. floribunda

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road to Nhascuvo Ranger Camp, Gorongosa National Park

Isoglossa floribunda subsp. floribunda

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along road to Nhascuvo Ranger Camp, Gorongosa National Park

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Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Slender herb, up to 1 m. Leaves broadly ovate with acuminate apex. Flowers borne on lax somewhat secund racemes. Corolla 2-3 cm, blue to bluish-mauve.
Notes: Recorded at low altitudes near the Zambezi (Chirundu and Kariba) and at low altitudes in the SE of Zimbabwe (Runde River and Save/Runde junction). There were only 4 specimens from Zimbabwe in SRGH on 6 September 2006 and these notes have been compiled from this limited number.
Derivation of specific name: floribunda: with abundant flowers
Habitat: In dense patches in riverine shade.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 600 m
Flowering time:Mar - Jun
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Friday 18 June 2010
Literature:

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 158 - 159.

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 14.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Isoglossa floribunda
African Plant Database: Isoglossa floribunda
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Isoglossa floribunda
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Isoglossa floribunda
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Isoglossa floribunda
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Isoglossa floribunda
Ispot Southern Africa: Isoglossa floribunda
JSTOR Plant Science: Isoglossa floribunda
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Isoglossa floribunda
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Isoglossa floribunda
The Plant List (version 1.1): Isoglossa floribunda
Tropicos: Isoglossa floribunda


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: Isoglossa floribunda subsp. floribunda.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154370, retrieved 20 October 2017

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