Iochroma cyaneum (Lindl.) M.L. Green

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Iochroma cyaneum

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Greystone Park NR

Iochroma cyaneum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR

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Synonyms: Habrothamnus cyaneus Lindl.
Iochroma lanceolatum Miers
Iochroma tubulosum Benth.
Common names: Blue cestrum (English)
Description: Shrub to 3 mm. Leaves alternate, entire; apex acute. Umbels terminal and supra-axillary; flowers purple-blue. Corolla tube slightly curved.
Derivation of specific name: cyaneum: blue
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Colombia
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Image last updated: Saturday 17 December 2005

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Flora of Malawi: cultivated Iochroma cyaneum
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Iochroma cyaneum
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Iochroma cyaneum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Iochroma cyaneum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Iochroma cyaneum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Iochroma cyaneum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Iochroma cyaneum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Iochroma cyaneum
JSTOR Plant Science: Iochroma cyaneum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Iochroma cyaneum
Plants of the World Online: Iochroma cyaneum
Tropicos: Iochroma cyaneum
Wikipedia: Iochroma cyaneum

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Iochroma cyaneum., retrieved 25 June 2024

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