Isoglossa milanjiensis S. Moore

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Isoglossa milanjiensis

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Vumba Rd at the roadside seepage near Cloudlands.

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Synonyms: Isoglossa mossambicensis Lindau
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Bushy scrambling herb, sometimes attaining 2 m. Leaves ovate or narrowly ovate with a drip-tip. Flowers 2-lipped; lower lip white with raised purple palate at the front, brown in colour at the back. Capsule brown.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: milanjiensis: of Mt Mulanje, Malawi.
Habitat: In and at the edges of evergreen forest, sometimes on streambanks in full sun.
Altitude range: (metres) 340 - 1950 m
Flowering time:(Mar-) Jul - Nov
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species: Salamis parhassus (Food plant)
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Images last updated: Wednesday 6 September 2006
Literature:

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 19.

Darbyshire, I., Vollesen, K. & Kelbessa, E. (2015). Acanthaceae (Part 2) Flora Zambesiaca 8(6) Pages 154 - 155.

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. as Isoglossa mossambicensis

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 14.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 34.


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


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: Isoglossa milanjiensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=154390, retrieved 11 December 2016

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